English artist Roland Vivian Pitchforth
Watercolour with scratching
Signed and dated 1947 in pencil lower right
Framed and glazed
Exhibited at The Royal Academy 1950
Why Buy Artist Rolan Vivian Pitchforth?
Artist Roland Vivian Pitchforth (1995 – 1982) was a prolific English painter. A veteran of the First World War, Pitchforth studied at the Royal College of Art (1920-25). A teacher and member of the London Group, along with artist John Piper, he exhibited in London between the wars. However, during WWII his scenes of bomb damage led to a salaried position with the WAAC (War Artists Advisory Council). Noted for watercolours of landscapes and seascapes, this signed and dated Landscape of the River Blackwater reflects his atmospheric style.
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