David Hockney - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Thursday, June 24, 2021 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    The Artist
    André Emmerich Gallery, New York
    Robin Quist Gates, California (acquired from the above in April 1985)
    Thence by descent from the above to the present owner

  • Exhibited

    London, Riverside Studios, David Hockney: Paintings and Drawings for "Parade," a French Triple Bill for the Metropolitan Opera, New York, May 5–June 7, 1981, no. 57
    Minneapolis, Walker Art Center; Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art; The Fort Worth Art Museum; San Francisco Museum of Art, Hockney Paints the Stage, November 20, 1983–May 26, 1985; then traveled as Mexico City, Museo Tamayo, El gran teatro de David Hockney, February 19–April 15, 1984

  • Artist Biography

    David Hockney

    David Hockney (b. 1937) is one of the most well-known and celebrated artists of the
    20th and 21st centuries. He works across many mediums, including painting, collage,
    and more recently digitally, by creating print series on iPads. His works show semi-
    abstract representations of domestic life, human relationships, floral, fauna, and the
    changing of seasons.

    Hockney has exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Royal
    Academy of Arts in London, and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, among many
    other institutions. On the secondary market, his work has sold for more than $90

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Property from the Collection of Robin Quist Gates


Frogs in the Garden

signed with artist's initials "D.H." lower right
gouache on paper
14 x 17 in. (35.6 x 43.2 cm)
Executed in 1980.

$60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for $252,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 24 June 2021