GREEN ON BLACKS : 1956
1920 - 1999
GREEN ON BLACKS : 1956
signed Patrick Heron, titled and dated 1956 (on the reverse); also signed PATRICK HERON (on the stretcher bar)
oil on canvas
unframed: 91 by 45.5cm.; 35¾ by 18in.
Executed in 1956.
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, Sotheby's, 34-35 New Bond Street, London, W1A 2AA or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Original canvas. The work appears to be in very good overall condition.
Some possible very minor frame abrasions to extreme corners. A few small localised areas of very minor craquelure, mostly to lower left and upper right quadrants. A few very slight scuffs, only visible in a raking light. A few minor specks of matter in places.
Reading under Ultraviolet light is obscured by a layer of varnish. Two or three instances of fluorescence and probable retouching including towards the upper left and right corners, and at lower left corner, with one or two possible further instances elsewhere.
The work is presented unframed.
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St Ives, Tate, Patrick Heron: Early and Late Garden Paintings, 20 March - 3 June 2001, no. 30, illustrated in the catalogue
London, Waddington Custot, Vibration of Space: Heron, De Stael, Hartung, Soulages, 25 May - 29 July, no. 3, illustrated in the catalogue p. 31