Howard Hodgkin’s Small Henry Moore at the Bottom of the Garden is a medium-sized rectangular painting that depicts a sculpture by renowned English artist Henry Moore in the collection of Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury’s country house garden. The painting was created between 1975-77 and is part of Hodgkin’s Last Paintings exhibition.
Hodgkin’s use of color in this painting is inspiring, with his work being associated with abstraction. His paintings often focus on architecture, nature, domestic and outdoor settings. This particular painting features an abstract interior space dominated by a large green egg shape that represents the sculpture.
Howard Hodgkin was a British painter and printmaker who belonged to the School of London movement. He produced unique pieces using vibrant colors, which are highly sought after in the art world and are sold at premium prices at auctions.
Hodgkin was known for his ability to skillfully capture different perspectives through his artwork, creating harmonious works that feel both timeless yet contemporary. His creation of Small Henry Moore At The Bottom Of The Garden has significantly contributed to his legacy as one of Britain’s most influential painters.