Patrick Heron
Patrick Heron
English , 1920 - 1999

Grey and Black Stripes: 1958, 1958

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  • Lithograph • Signed • 52cm x 38cm
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    Patrick Heron
    Patrick Heron
    English , 1920 - 1999
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    Patrick Heron was born in Leeds in 1920. Heron’s family moved to Cornwall when he was five years old and he continued to live there and be inspired by the landscape for most of his life. Heron studied at the Slade School of Fine Art [1937-39] and as a pacifist he was a conscientious objector during the Second World War. The early artistic influences on Heron’s work were diverse, for example as a teenager he was a designer for his father’s firm Cresta Silks. In 1944-45 he was an assistant at the Bernard Leach Pottery at St. Ives in Cornwall.

    In the post-war period Heron was greatly interested in, and influenced by, the work of modern French artists such as Matisse, Bonnard and Braque as evidenced by the flat linear style of his still lifes and interiors. In the 1950s Heron was closely identified with the St. Ives group of painters in Cornwall who’s members included Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth. In the mid 1950s Heron started to paint in an abstract style, often with a bold use of colour. He died in 1999. His work is held in important public and private collections worldwide.
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    Original lithograph, a working proof aside from the main edition of 25 only. Inscribed by Heron top right: This is perfect. PH
    Pin holes to the top left and right corners.
    Printed at Curwen Studios.

    Blind stamped from the archive of Curwen Master Printer Stanley Jones.

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    • MEDIUM Lithograph
    • DATE OF WORK 1958
    • HEIGHT (CM) 52
    • WIDTH (CM) 38
    • ORIENTATION Portrait
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    Grey and Black Stripes: 1958
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