The vivid colouring and lively handling show the inspiration Heron absorbed from the Fauve artists.
Boats at Night by Patrick Heron, 1947
© Estate of Patrick Heron 2007. All Rights Reserved, DACS
- Oil on board
- 45 x 50 cm
- Acquired in:
- 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.