This small painting shows a forest landscape rendered in broad brushstrokes, building the scene through the use of blocks of colour.
Fallen Log by Ivon Hitchens, 1962
© The artist's estate
- Oil on canvas
- Overall: 19.5 x 32 cm (7 11/16 x 12 5/8in.)
- Acquired in:
- 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 Cheltenhams growing collection of works by British artists from the early to mid-20th century.
Purchased from the artist in 1962 by the donor; private collection (never publically exhibited).