Thomas G. Hill, Lily & Rhododendron Flowers - Mid-20th-century watercolour


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

A pleasing watercolour painting of a floral bouquet, with lilies and rhododendrons, in shades of white and soft lilac. On textured card.

Signed lower left.
Minor foxing and light overall age toning as shown. Pinhole in the lower centre edge. Small paper loss to the lower left edge. Creasing and some paper loss to the upper left edge. Tape remnants along the upper centre edge verso, from being historically mounted.
59.2cm x 38.4cm.

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-747

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