Roger Hilton 1911-1975
T00764 March 1960 (grey and white with ochre) 1960
Inscr. on back, ‘Hilton 40 x 60 Mar. ‘60’.
Oil and charcoal on canvas, 40 x 60 (101·5 x 152·5).
Purchased from the artist through the Waddington Galleries (Knapping Fund and Grant-in-Aid) 1965.
Exh: Mainichi Newspapers VIth International Art Exhibition, Metropolitan Art Gallery, Tokio, May 1961 and tour (unnumbered): Kompas 2: Contemporary Paintings in London, Stedelijk van Abbe-Museum, Eindhoven, October–December 1962 (26, repr.); C. A. S., British Painting in the Sixties, Tate Gallery, June 1963 (49); Venice Biennale, 1964 (British Pavilion, 16, repr.) and tour to Zagreb. Berlin, Recklinghausen, Brunswick and Amsterdam.
Painted in London. It was awarded the UNESCO Reproduction Prize at the 1964 Venice Biennale.
Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1965–1966, London 1967.