Heron often experimented with brushstrokes within his oil paintings to create a sense of texture and dynamism.
Scribbled Violet Disc in Venetian with Reds and Emerald : September 1981
96.5 × 121.9 cm
Oil paint on canvas
Date of work
Original: Oil paint on canvas Heron Family Collection © Estate of Patrick Heron. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2018 Photo: Courtesy the Estate of Patrick Heron
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.