Robert Griffiths is active/lives in Australia. Robert Griffiths is known for landscape painting.
Biography Robert Griffiths
Born the illegitimate son of a single mother in London, Robert
Hodgins grew up in an array of foster homes. Hodgins credited these
circumstances for instilling in him an early interest in art through
visits to the great British galleries to keep warm and because they were
free of charge. Some of the first works to impress him were those of
Van Gogh, El Greco and Lucien Freud. Despite not completing his
secondary schooling until the 1940s, Hodgins was a gifted learner and a
devout reader of art, culture and the classics, able to quote great
poetry and literature with accuracy and understanding. Many of the plays
and poems that impressed so deeply upon him would serve as inspiration
for his artwork in later years. Death an
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