Boats at Night by Patrick Heron

The vivid colouring and lively handling show the inspiration Heron absorbed from the Fauve artists.

Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
45 x 50 cm
Acquired in:
1992
Bequeathed by:
Sean Hudson through The Art Fund

Furthermore, the arbitrary shapes of colour prophesy Heron's theories for colour to be an autonomous, space creating element in modern painting.

Provenance

Sean Hudson.