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Open Terrace

© Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service. Photo credit: Rochdale Arts & Heritage Service

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Ivon Hitchens grew up in Berkshire and studied at St Johns Wood School of Art. After his studies he travelled to New Zealand, but returned home after a period of two years due to a severe illness. Interested in light, tone, colour and form, his landscapes can be seen as an experience or memory of being in a particular space rather than a direct representation as such. He saw colour as light and light as space.

Touchstones Rochdale





oil on canvas


H 52 x W 117 cm

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purchased from the Tib Lane Gallery, 1959

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Touchstones Rochdale

The Esplanade, Rochdale, Greater Manchester OL16 1AQ England

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