FITT, Rodney Arthur

1940 - 1998

Born at Downham Market, Norfolk in 1940, son of Robert William Fitt (1916-2001) and his wife Alice Winifred née Warner (1915-2003), who married at Downham Market in 1939. Rodney has always lived in the countryside and his work was based upon his observations of birds and animals in the country. He worked in stone and in wood, in sizes ranging from small carvings of a few inches high to large blocks of Portland stone up to half a ton and have been sold for both interior and exterior display. Rodney also painted portraits and landscapes from his studio at 44 Meadow Cottages, Iken, near Woodbridge. He has exhibited at the Halesworth Art Gallery. He died at Norwich in 1988.