Fallen Log by Ivon Hitchens

This small painting shows a forest landscape rendered in broad brushstrokes, building the scene through the use of blocks of colour.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Overall: 19.5 x 32 cm (7 11/16 x 12 5/8in.)
Acquired in:
2014
Bequeathed by:
Don and Helen Lewis through The Art Fund

The painting is the first work by Hitchens, one of the most distinctive landscape artists of his time, to enter Cheltenham’s growing collection of works by British artists from the early to mid-20th century.

Provenance

Purchased from the artist in 1962 by the donor; private collection (never publically exhibited).

Venue details

The Wilson: Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum Clarence Street, CHELTENHAM Gloucestershire GL50 3JT 01242 237431 www.cheltenhamartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

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