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Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)
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Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)

Valley of hills

Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)
Valley of hills
signed 'Ivon Hitchens' (lower left), signed again and inscribed 'IVON HITCHENS/Greenleaves, Lavington Common/Petworth Sussex/'Valley of Hills'' (on a label attached to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
16 x 43 in. (40.6 x 109.2 cm.)
Painted in 1949.
Purchased by the present owner at the 1950 exhibition for £126.
London, Leicester Galleries, Eighteenth Annual Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture by Artists of Fame and of Promise, July 1950, no. 102.
London, Arts Council, Arts Council Gallery, Three Young Collectors, November - December 1952, no. 31: this exhibition travelled to Nottingham, Chapel Bar Gallery, December 1952 - January 1953; Bristol, City Art Gallery, January 1953; Lincoln, Art Gallery, February 1953; Newcastle, Hatton Gallery, March 1953; and Arbroath, Art Gallery, April 1953.
London, Leicester Galleries, Retrospective Exhibition Paintings 1940-52, June 1952, no. 26.
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