Lot 355 (Twentieth Century Art & Design, 22nd March 2019)
Sold for £24,000
Ivon Hitchens (1893-1979) - Whik Wood, oil on canvas, signed lower right, with Bourlet & Sons Nassau Street framers label and further Ernest Brown & Philips Ltd, The Leicester Galleries of Leicester Square, London, fine art publishers labels verso, 51 x 84.5cm
Provenance: Purchased by the current vendor and with receipt from the Meyer Gallery Ltd, 14 Brook Street, W1, dated 12th January 1959, price £225
Not titled, title was taken from original purchase receipt which is with the painting.
No inscriptions, only labels.
Very abstract brush stroke with similar colour tones so we are unable to describe content of painting.
Small raised area to canvas towards lower edge at 6 o’clock, only visible on close inspection.
Colours good and original.
No apparent repairs or restoration.
Housed in original frame and glazed.
Overall a very good ‘ready to hang’ work.
Condition reports must be considered as a matter of opinion and not fact.
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