Ivon Hitchens View from Terrace: Ashdown Forest 1938–41

Artwork details

Artist
Ivon Hitchens 1893–1979
Title
View from Terrace: Ashdown Forest
Date 1938–41
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 813 x 4305 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Mrs John D. Cowen 1942
Reference
N05368
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05368 VIEW FROM TERRACE: ASHDOWN FOREST 1938–41
 
Not inscribed.
Canvas, 32×169 1/2 (81×431).
Presented by Mrs John D. Cowen 1942.
Exh: Leicester Galleries, March 1942 (146); Ivon Hitchens, Henry Moore, Temple Newsam, Leeds, April–June 1945 (18).

Designed for a loggia at Moatlands Park, near East Grinstead, Sussex, then the home of Mr and Mrs Cecil Harris (see N04923). The donor is their daughter.

It was begun in London in 1938 and finished at Lavington Common in 1941. A large oil study belongs to the artist.

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

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