21 November 2003
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE BELGIAN COLLECTOR
Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979)
Ruined Canal Gates, Evening
signed 'I Hitchens' (lower right), signed again and inscribed 'IVON HITCHENS/Greenleaves Lavington Common/Petworth Sussex/Ruined Canal Gates, evening' (on a label attached to the stretcher)
oil on canvas
20 x 33 in. (50.8 x 83.8 cm.)
Painted circa 1951.
with Leicester Galleries, London, June 1954.
with Austin Desmond Fine Art, London, 1991, where purchased by the present owner.
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