Poverty and oysters Charles Ricketts, 1866-1931

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Statement[with Kenneth Clark and Cecil Lewis].
ContributionsClark, Kenneth, 1903-1983., Lewis, Cecil.
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Charles de Sousy Ricketts RA (2 October – 7 October ) was a British artist, illustrator, author and printer, known for his work as a book designer and typographer and for his costume and scenery designs for plays and operas.

Ricketts was born in Geneva to an English father and a French mother and brought up mainly in France. In he began studying wood engraving in London, where. The Victorian City. London: Atlantic Books.

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