Lot 111
  • 111

Roger Hilton

25,000 - 35,000 GBP
bidding is closed


  • Roger Hilton
  • Simple Figure in Orange
  • signed, titled, dated SEPT '59 and inscribed on the reverse 
  • oil on canvas
  • 46 by 56cm.; 18 by 22in.


Mrs Pat Morton
Waddington Galleries, London
Sale, Christie's South Kensington, 17th December 2008, lot 102, where acquired by the present owner 


Andrew Lewis, Roger Hilton, Aldershot, 2003, cat. no.47, pp.88-89, illustrated.

Catalogue Note

'The abstract painter submits himself entirely to the un-known...he is like a man swinging out into the void; his only props his colours, his shapes and their space-creating powers. Can he construct with these means a barque capable of carrying not only himself to some further shore, but, with the aid of others, a whole flotilla which may be seen, eventually, as having been carrying humanity forward to their unknown destination?' (The Artist, his statement published in Lawrence Alloway, Nine Abstract Artists, Their Work and Theory, Alex Tiranti Ltd, London, 1954, p.30)