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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 59

    Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)

    Yellow Depths

    Price Realised  

    Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)
    Yellow Depths
    signed 'Hitchens' (lower right), signed again, inscribed and dated ''YELLOW DEPTHS' 1950/by IVON HITCHENS/Collection David Gill Esq./Parkhurst House Haslemere Surrey/Purchased 1954' (on a label attached to the stretcher)
    oil on canvas
    20½ x 41½ in. (52 x 105.4 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Purchased by David and Elizabeth Gill, Haslemere, at the 1954 exhibition.
    Purchased by Susan Vere Hodge in 1983.


    Literature

    A. Bowness, Ivon Hitchens, London, 1973, no. 29, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Leicester Galleries, Ivon Hitchens, June 1954, no. 10.
    London, Arts Council, Tate Gallery, Ivon Hitchens A Retrospective Exhibition, July - August 1963, no. 67, illustrated: this exhibition travelled to Bradford, City Art Gallery, August - September 1967, and Birmingham, City Museum and Art Gallery, September - October 1967.