Lotus I & Lotus II by Sir Howard Hodgkin

'Lotus I' and 'Lotus II' are paired images from Howard Hodgkin's 'Indian Leaves' series, a richly evocative and brilliantly coloured group of water colour impressions of India painted during a two week visit there in 1978.


Details

Medium:
Indian textile dyes on rag paper
Dimensions:
1) 72.5 x 89 cm; 2) 70 x 90 cm
Art Fund grant:
£7,500 ( Total: £30,000)
Acquired in:
1992

Hodgkin has described the 'Indian Leaves' series as 'a kind of anthology of Indian images, and also a sampler of all the different kinds of language I use in my paintings, but used in an almost simplistic way'.

Provenance

Howard Hodkin.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

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