Belgrave St Ives - Modern & Contemporary Art
John Hitchens - Sussex Common

John Hitchens (b.1940)

Sussex Common 1958

Oil on canvas; 45.7 x 109.2 cms

Signed and numbered '3'
Also signed, titled and dated on label on reverse

Note: Hitchens studied at Bath Academy of Art, Corsham. Lives in West Sussex where his father, the artist Ivon Hitchens, built a studio in the woods. Like his father, Hitchens' painting is based on the local landscape in Sussex, also in North Wales and North West Scotland, where he has spent extended periods. Hitchens began exhibiting in the 1960s, including shows with Marjorie Parr Gallery and Montpelier Studio. In 2020, Southampton City Art Gallery mounted a major retrospective of his paintings, covering more than five decades of work. Hitchens is represented in several public collections.

Price: £4,750