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    Blues for Mrs. Chatterjee

    2015

    28 1/2 x 29 1/2", 72.4 x 74.9cm

    Paintings

    Oil on wood

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    If I could ever really succeed, I would paint pictures that were so direct, and in which the subject was so displayed, that each would be like a piece of fruit being handed to you on a plate

    Howard Hodgkin 1970s

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    Wet Evening

    2009

    42 1/2 x 57 1/4", 108 x 145.4cm

    Paintings

    Oil on wood

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    You need things to look at, things to affect your feelings, and your intelligence, and your heart.

    Howard Hodgkin Interview with Alan Turing, 2 February 2001, publ. 

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    Moss

    2011

    23 7/8 x 28 1/4" 60.6 x 71.8cm

    Paintings

    Oil on wood

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    Seamus Heaney said that Hodgkin’s art celebrates what Dylan Thomas called “the force that through the green fuse drives the flower”

    Sotheby's 2015 Catalogue Heaney quoted in 'The Guardian', 27 March 2014

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    The Sea, Goa

    8 3/4 x 13 7/8" 22.2 x 35.2cm

    Paintings

    Oil on wood

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    ...there are glimpses of encounters and things that are almost offstage which suddenly impinge on you very clearly because of the general tempo of life there.

    Howard Hodgkin Speaking about the influence of India

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    114 Sinclair Road

    1957

    35 x 44", 89 x 112cm

    Paintings

    Oil on canvas

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