London, South Kensington
17 May 2001
Derek Hill, H.R.H.A. (1916-2000)
Portrait of Freddie Mills
signed with initials 'DH' (on the stretcher)
oil on canvas
16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm.)
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G. Gowrie, Derek Hill: An Appreciation, London, 1987, p. 105 (illustrated).
Letterkenny, The Glebe House & Gallery, Hill's Horizon, 1996, no.4. Dublin, RHA Gallagher Gallery, Derek Hill HRHA, September 1998.
This is the first of two portraits that Derek Hill painted of Freddie Mills. Freddie Mills was the World Light Heavyweight boxing champion from 1948-1950.
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