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Malcolm J. Hitchcock RWA - Signed 20th Century Oil, Railway Enthusiasts Special

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Description

A delicate mid 20th Century oil painting by the artist Malcolm J. Hitchcock RWA (1929-1998), expertly executed in a fusion of impressionism and pointillism. This particular study depicts railway enthusiasts at Saint Valery Canal in France.

Signed in the lower left hand corner and inscribed on reverse with the title 'Railway Enthusiasts Special at Saint Valery Canal'.

Signed and incsribed on the reverse. On board.

Condition

Overall in good condition. With some very minor discolouration and scuffs to the edges. Inspection under UV light reveals no restoration.

Size

9 x 14.1cm (3.5" x 5.6")
Sheet: 10.8 x 15.7cm (4.3" x 6.2")

Collection Information

Sulis Fine Art is proud to present a delightful collection of pointillist landscapes and railway studies by the British artist Malcolm J. Hitchcock (1929-1998). This highly interesting collection captures a small snapshot of British travel during the mid 20th century.

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Artist Biography

Malcolm John Hitchcock was a painter in both tempera and oils. He was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, and received his art education at Andover School of Art. World War II led to his early withdrawal from his courses and he was apprenticed to a dental technician before serving with the Royal Army Dental Corps as his National Service. This led him to Singapore, amongst other places, where he was never without sketch pad or paint box. There followed a period of experimentation in both technique and subject matter, with Hitchcock eventually settling on the railway theme executed largely in a pointillist style.

He travelled extensively throughout Europe and became well-known for his pictures of narrow gauge steam trains. He exhibited in Düsseldorf, Brussels, Paris Salon, the Royal Academy and the Royal West of England Academy and his solo shows have taken place the Bramante Gallery, Ashgate Gallery in Farnham and Hiscock Gallery in Southsea. He married the author Zaidee Lindsay in 1984. His work is in the collection of Reading Museum and the Royal West of England Academy.

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Location

Canal de la Somme, Hauts-de-France, France

More Information
Code kq354
Artist Malcolm J. Hitchcock RWA (1929-1998)
Date Mid 20th Century
Dimensions 9 x 14.1cm
Framed No
Medium Oil
Style Impressionism
Subject Transport
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