19 November 2004
Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)
signed 'Hitchens' (lower right), signed again and inscribed 'IVON HITCHENS/Greenleaves Lavington Common.Petworth.Sussex/DARK GROVE' (on a label attached to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
16½ x 41 in. (41.9 x 104.2)
Painted in 1955.
Japan Animal Welfare Society Ltd., their sale; Sotheby's, London, 16 June 1976, lot 164.
Private collection, U.K., by whom purchased from Waddington Galleries, London in 1977.
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