In memory of Dick Hibbert (1933-2010), I am posting selections from his art. He painted in oil, was an avid photographer, did watercolors, and sketched in pencil, ink, and charcoal.   You can send me email by addressing it to my first name at mydruthers.com. --Chris

Friday, April 29, 2011

Colored Terraces

Terraced hillside in Japan.  Late 1960s.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Backyard Mimosa

This was taken in the courtyard in front of our house in Los Gatos in the early 
1960s.  RTH built the planter and the fence/screen surrounding the courtyard.  
You can see his signature cast stone wall on the right side.

Monday, April 25, 2011

Chilean Hillside (sketch)

Niebla, Chile.  From a Cruise around South America.  February 6, 2007.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Old Brick Wall with Window

From a trip to New England in the late 70s.  Could be Philadelphia or Providence.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Beach Driftwood

Driftwood on a beach.  Taken in the early 1960s, in California.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Shy Japanese Kids Pose

Another shot from the playground visit that produced other crowd scenes.  This was very characteristic of Japanese children at the time--you can see that they all want to be in the picture, while not wanting to be in front.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Tin Can Vase (sketch)


Flower arrangement in a tin can.  Sketched 4/15/1996.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Horse Farm Fences

I'm not sure where this is.  It appears to be a horse farm, and I'd guess
 it belonged to friends.  Taken in or near Virginia in the 1990s.

ADDED 6/23/2011: I found a sketch that matches one of the photos
in this set.    It's captioned Fredricksberg Berry Plain.  1/12/96.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Row of Vases

It seems likely that this was taken at a pottery factory in Mashiko.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Planting Rice

Planting rice by hand.  Late 60s.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Purple Flowers in a Black Vase

This is from the recently-discovered trove of RTH's early works.  It appears to have been done in tempura paint.  10" x 14".

Monday, April 4, 2011

Bridge in a Public Garden

Bridge in a public garden in Japan.  Late 60s.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Deer, sketch


Sketch of a deer.  Undated.

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