View of Hove by George Hilditch

This relatively early view of Hove shows the coastal village before the massive building developments of the second half of the 19th century covered the landscape with closely-packed squares, parades and terraces.

Details

Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 x 51 cm
Art Fund grant:
£450 ( Total: £1,800)
Acquired in:
1987
Vendor:
Agnew's

Nothing but Hove Church now remains. George Hilditch and his brother Richard were both landscape painters of ability, George's works showing the greater facility, with an awareness of the contemporary preoccupation with spontaneity in response to landscape.

Provenance

Thos Agnew & Sons Ltd.

Venue details

Hove Museum & Art Gallery 19 New Church Road, HOVE East Sussex BN3 4AB 03000 290 900 www.brightonmuseums.org.uk/hove

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