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, October 28, 2011

The Preparation (sketch)

The Preparation.  17 May 1997.  From a series of sketches of wedding locations that RTH gave as wedding presents.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Spiderweb, obliquely

A sunlit oblique look at a spiderweb.  Japan, late 1960s.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Barn and Wagon (watercolor)

A simple watercolor of a barn and wagon.  The lines have bled a little, but it's still nice.  Undated.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Stone Lantern under leafy Tree

Yet another Stone Lantern.

Italian Square (sketch)

This is a photo of a (signed) sketch.  It looks like an Italian square to me.  I don't have a copy of the sketch, but the photo seems like it was taken around 1960.  I'm not sure where RTH would have been traveling at that time.  It's possible that it was drawn from a photo.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Mt Fuji from Hayama

A view of Mount Fuji as seen from the house where we lived in Hayama.  I recognize the spire at the bottom as part of the Hayama Marina (where we lived for a few months when we first arrived in Japan.)  I think we lived in Hayama in 1968.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Hasselblad (sketch)

Sketch of a Hasselblad camera.  Undated, but it's definitely one of his earlier works from college or around that time.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Ships at Sea

Abstract of ships at sea.  This was RTH's first oil painting done with a palette knife.  It represents "a feeling he had while on watch on the ship at sea in early morning."  The original is 3' x 4'.  I have it hanging in my living room.   This one is pretty popular: RWH has an almost-full-size copy on display, and KSR has a smaller copy up as well.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Lakeside Peaks of Otter Lodge (sketch)



Lakeside sketch at the Peaks of Otter Lodge, Virginia.  February 1997.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Flowers in a Bottle (sketch)

Undated sketch of flowers in a bottle.

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Reflections

Reflections on the side of a glass building.  I always thought this photo had been taking in New York City on a trip to visit the UN, but it's collected with a group of photos from Japan's Expo 70, so that's where I now think it was taken.

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