Flowers by Ivon Hitchens

Hitchens was particularly inspired by the modern French masters, especially the Fauves.

Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
61 x 55.9 cm
Acquired in:
2003
Bequeathed by:
Diana Maud Stirling King through The Art Fund

Like them, he was more concerned with portraying the sensations of nature than nature itself. His broad canvases allow a panoramic experience of the smells, colours and textures of his surroundings. His characteristic manner involves sweeps, dabs and blocks of colour applied with broad brushes. This work was part of the collection of Diana Maud Stirling King, a passionate art enthusiast who bequeathed many works through the Art Fund.

Provenance

Diana Maud Stirling King.

Venue details

Pallant House Gallery 9 North Pallant, CHICHESTER West Sussex PO19 1TJ 01243 774557 www.pallant.org.uk

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