9 June 2006
Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)
Poppies against a grey background
signed 'Hitchens' (lower left) and signed again, inscribed and dated '"Poppies against a grey background"/1961-1963/23 x 43./by IVON HITCHENS/Greenleaves Petworth Sussex.' (on a label attached to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
23 x 43 in. (58.5 x 109.2 cm.)
with New Grafton Gallery, where purchased by the present owner in 1976.
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