Waddington Galleries, London Acquired by Roger Mayne in October 1971
The Estate of Patrick Heron is preparing the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the Artist's work and would like to hear from owners of any works by Patrick Heron, so that these can be included in this comprehensive catalogue. Please write to The Estate of Patrick Heron c/o Sotheby’s Modern & Post-War British Art, London, W1A 2AA or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Unexamined out of frame. The sheet is deckled to all four edges, in keeping with the Artist's technique and working methods. There is a light pattern of craquelure along the upper edge and running around the circular edge of the orange pigment. There is some further craquelure in the green pigment, towards the centre of the sheet. This is only visible upon very close inspection. There is some studio matter and detritus throughout. This excepting the work appears to be in overall excellent condition with strong, vibrant passages of pigment throughout.
The work is float mounted and held behind glass in a simple wooden frame.
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