An Eye for Colour: Property from the Collection of Mrs Elizabeth Corob
1893 - 1979
signed Hitchens (lower left); also signed Ivon Hitchens, titled, dated 67 and inscribed (on a label affixed to the stretcher bar)
oil on canvas
unframed: 46 by 109cm.; 18¼ by 43in.
framed: 63.5 by 126cm.; 25 by 49½in.
Executed in 1967.
We are grateful to Peter Khoroche, author of Ivon Hitchens, Lund Humphries, London, 2007, for his kind assistance with the cataloguing of the present work.
The original canvas. The work appears to be in very good overall condition.
There are areas of fine craquelure and paint seperation to the dark purple pigments. Some further lines of craquelure and seperation to the dark brown pigment lower centre left. There are some scattered specks of surface dirt, surface matter and studio detritus.
UV light inspection reveals a sport of retouching to the left hand lower edge.
Held in a painted white frame and under glass.
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The Waddington Galleries, London, where acquired by the late owner in the late 1960s or early 1970s