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Roger Hilton    (British, 1911-1975)

 Roger Hilton - Composition (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 38 x w: 56 cm / h: 15 x w: 22 in
Roger Hilton
Composition 1973
 
 Roger Hilton - Composition in Blue (Paintings) h: 24 x w: 61 cm / h: 9.4 x w: 24 in
Roger Hilton
Composition in Blue 1951
 
 Roger Hilton - Double Sided (Paintings) h: 32.5 x w: 80 cm / h: 12.8 x w: 31.5 in
Roger Hilton
Double Sided
 
 Roger Hilton - Orange and Brown (Paintings) h: 20 x w: 30 in / h: 50.8 x w: 76.2 cm
Roger Hilton
Orange and Brown 1968
 
 Roger Hilton - Self Portrait (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 10 x w: 7 in / h: 25.4 x w: 17.8 cm
Roger Hilton
Self Portrait circa 1930
 
 Roger Hilton - Untitled (Paintings) h: 27 x w: 29 cm / h: 10.6 x w: 11.4 in
Roger Hilton
Untitled 1973
 
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Biography
Educated at the Slade (1929-31 and 1935-36), where he was awarded the Orpen Prize and the Slade Scholarship which was not taken up. He spent some time in Paris in the 1930s where he attended the Academie Ranson, where Roger Bissiere taught. His first one man exhibition was held at the Bloomsbury Gallery in 1936. He fought in World War II, taking part in the Dieppe Raid and was taken prisoner of war. He executed his first abstract in 1950 and in 1965 he moved to St Ives. In 1968 he was appointed C.B.E. He won first prize at the John Moores Exhibition in Liverpool in 1963 and represented Britain at the Venice Biennale in 1964.
Works by Roger Hilton are represented at The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and the Tate Gallery, London.
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