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Patrick Heron  British, 1920-1999

Tall Brown, 1959 by Patrick Heron

Oil on canvas
183 x 91.5 cm
Signed, dated 'June 1959' and inscribed with the title verso


The Waddington Galleries, London (acquired directly from the artist).
Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York (purchased from the above in March 1960).
Private collection, USA.
The Waddington Galleries, London (purchased from the above in 1973).
Waddington Galleries, London.
Rutland Gallery, London (acquired from the above in 1975).
Ken Powell, London.
Rutland Gallery, London.
Severn Family Foundation (acquired from the above in 1987).
Private collection, UK.
Private collection (acquired from the above).


1960, Patrick Heron: New Oils, Bertha Schaefer Gallery, New York, USA, (cover ill.).
1975, Patrick Heron: Paintings 1958–1966, Rutland Gallery, London, 1975, (cover ill.).
1980, Hayward Annual, Hayward Gallery, London, 1980 (ex-cat.).
1985, Patrick Heron, Barbican Art Gallery, London, 1985, (lent by Ken Powell).
2013, The Stanley and Audrey Burton Gallery, University of Leeds, Leeds, 2013 (temporary loan).


Art News, January 1960, p.53.
Vivien KNIGHT (ed.). Patrick Heron, John Taylor in association with Lund Humphries, London, 1988, ill. pl.37.

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Tall Brown, 1959 Painting by Patrick Heron