(1905 - 1987)
Eliot Hodgkin was active/lived in United Kingdom. Eliot Hodgkin is known for painting.
Biography Eliot Hodgkin
Eliot Hodgkin is primarily remembered for his highly detailed still life paintings of flowers and fruit. He often executed his paintings in tempera - an egg based paint suited to fine detail. Born at Purley, Berkshire, Hodgkin studied at Byam Shaw School of Art and at the Royal Academy Schools under Ernest Jackson. He exhibited widely, including at the Royal Academy (London), Wildenstein , Leicester Galleries, NEAC, RBA and in New York. Among his books are She Closed the Door, 1931, and Views of London, 1948. The Tate Gallery holds his work.
Hodgkin sought to show things “exactly as they are, yet with some of their mystery and poetry, and as though seen for the first time.” Our work has a filmic quality - the three vases are lit in a har
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