London Lund Humphries 1973
Edited by Alan Bowness with an introductory essay by T.G. Rosenthal. Unpaginated c.334pp. 35pp introduction followed by 193 illustrative reproductions, 123 laid in, in colour. Quarto. Beige cloth covered boards with white lettering on spine. Dustwrapper. Ivon Hitchens was born in 1893. He spent many years living and painting in West Sussex, where the English countryside acted as inspiration for much of his work. This comprehensive monograph follows Hitchens artistic development from the 1920s to 1973, when Hitchens was celebrating his eightieth year, with the added benefit of information given by the artist himself to the authors. Dustwrapper chipped and torn in three places else a very good copy.