69. Hilda van Stockum
Hilda van Stockum
(Rotterdam 1908 – Berkhamsted 2006)
Brass Kettle and Peaches
Signed with initials u.l.
Signed, titled and dated 1985 on the reverse side
Oil on board, 52.9 x 62.9 cm
Van Stockum was a noted writer of English children’s books. She also started to illustrate her own books, after which she concentrated on making works of art. She grew up in The Netherlands and Ireland and for a few years also lived in the United States. From 1973 onwards she was based in England.