Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)
signed 'Ivon Hitchens' (lower right), signed again and inscribed 'IVON HITCHENS/169 Adelaide Road NW3/'Two Poppies/London Group/Cooling Galleries' (on the artist's label attached to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
24 x 21 in. (61 x 53.5 cm.)
Painted in 1935.
Purchased directly from the artist by the present owner.
Exhibition catalogue, Ivon Hitchens, Newtown, Oriel 31, 1987, pp. 28, 40, no. 6, illustrated, as 'Still life with Poppies'.
Exhibition catalogue, Ivon Hitchens Forty-Five Paintings, London, Serpentine Gallery, 1989, pp. 27, 63, no. 7, illustrated.
London, Hayward Gallery, Hayward Annual 1980: Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Selected by John Hoyland, August - October 1980, catalogue not traced.
Stoke-on-Trent, City Museum and Art Gallery, The Flower Show: An Exhibition on the Theme of Flowers in Twentieth Century British Art, July - September 1986, no. 57: this exhibition travelled to York, City Art Gallery, September - October 1986; Southampton, City Art Gallery, November - January 1987; and Durham, D.L.I. Museum and Arts Centre, January - February 1987.
Newtown, Oriel 31, Ivon Hitchens, August - September 1987, no. 6, as 'Still life with Poppies'.
London, Serpentine Gallery, Ivon Hitchens Forty-Five Paintings, October - November 1989, no. 7: this exhibition travelled to Edinburgh, City Art Gallery, December 1989 - January 1990; Preston, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, January - March 1990; and York, City Art Gallery, March - April 1990.
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