Thomas G. Hill, Cactus & Hibiscus Flowers -Mid-20th-century watercolour painting


An original mid-20th-century watercolour painting, Thomas G. Hill Cactus & Hibiscus Flowers.

An autumnal watercolour painting of a floral bouquet with yellow cactus and orange hibiscus flowers. On textured heavy paper.

Minor foxing and overall age toning as shown. Minor creasing to all four corners. Horizontal creasing and paint loss in the upper right and left corners, likely from the removal of mounting tape. Vertical laceration in the paper in the lower left edge, but with no effect to the overall painting.
61.7cm x 51.1cm.

This beautiful collection of works by Thomas G. Hill (1913-1984) spans a considerable period, from 1934 to 1975, and comprises townscapes, portraits and floral still lifes. Hill served with the RAF in the 1940s and exhibited at the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in the 1960s. He lived at Nantwich in Cheshire; our collection includes scenes at nearby Sandbach and Peckforton Castle. The portraits in our collection display Hill’s sensitivity in capturing his sitters in quiet contemplation. It is the still lifes, for which he is best known, that really show Hill’s individuality and boldness of approach, with a whole range of floral compositions, ranging from the highly realistic, through the decorative, to the abstract. Hill uses a range of paint techniques to impressive creative effect.

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Product code: JG-743

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