Roger Hilton CBE (1911-1975)

Female Nude by Roger Hilton
Female Nude
(Pen on paper)

Born in London, Roger Hilton studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, London (1929-31) and also in Paris.
He served in World War II then worked as a teacher for a time before starting to spend time in west Cornwall during the 1950s, when his work became more abstract, moving there permanently in 1965.
He became a prominent member of the St. Ives School and gained an international reputation as a pioneer of British abstract art. A decline in health meant he was completely bedridden by 1974, where he continued to work on paper, with subjects less abstract, often based on the nude or images of animals.

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