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Harold Hitchcock (English, 1914-2009),"The Shrine of St. Francis", large watercolor and gouache landscape on paper painting depicting the Italian shrine with figures in the forefront, another structure to the left with a figure on horseback, and a body of water with sailboats in the background. Monogram signature "HH" with the date "1979" lower right. Kurt Schon Gallery, New Orleans, label en verso. Housed in a wood frame with green matte and gilt liner, matte and painting under glass. Sight: 20 1/2" H x 28 3/4" W. Framed: 28 1/4" H x 36 1/2" W. Biography: Harold Hitchcock was born in London to a family of artists and began painting at a young age. Around the age of 16, his imaginary landscape paintings were "discovered" by artist Dame Laura Knight and he was proclaimed an artist-child prodigy by the British press. Despite being essentially self-taught, Hitchcock gained renown for his paintings, which combine themes of mythology, romance, and classicism. The Estate of Jeane DuBose, Atlanta, Georgia. Condition: Painting overall very good condition. Very slight abrasions to the frame.