This is one of Heron’s many garden paintings that were created at his beloved Eagle’s Nest home near St Ives in Cornwall.
Camellia Garden : March 1956
182.9 × 91.4 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas Private collection © Estate of Patrick Heron. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2018 Photo: Prudence Cuming
Patrick Heron (1920-1999) is widely recognised as one of the most innovative figures in twentieth-century British art. He worked as a painter, critic and polemicist throughout his life and played a major role in the development of post-war abstract art.