Richard Verdi


Richard Verdi (1941-2022) was a former professor of fine art and director of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom. He organized the exhibition “Cézanne and Poussin: The Classical Vision of Landscape” held at the National Gallery of Scotland in 1990, for which he wrote the catalog and received a National Art Collections Fund Award for an “Outstanding Contribution to the Visual Arts.” His many books include Nicolas Poussin, 1594-1665; The Parrot in Art: From Durer to Elizabeth Butterworth; and Rembrandt's Themes: Life into Art. He is also the author of Cézanne in the World of Art series.