Artist biography

Eliot HODGKIN b. 1905

Painter of small fruit and flower pieces, also landscapes and mural decorations, and writer. Born 19 June 1905 in Purley, near Reading. Studied at the Byam Shaw and R.A. Schools under Ernest Jackson. First one-man exhibition at the Picture Hire Gallery 1936. Later exhibited at the R.A., Leicester Galleries, Wildenstein's and in 1958 at Durlacher Bros., New York. Author of She Closed the Door 1931, Fashion Drawing 1932, 55 Views of London 1948, and A Pictorial Gospel 1949.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I