David Hockney - Editions & Works on Paper New York Tuesday, October 19, 2021 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Scottish Arts Council 47-59
    Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 47-59

  • 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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Illustrations for 14 Poems by C.P. Cavafy (S.A.C. 47-59, M.C.A.T. 47-59)

Book of 12 etchings with aquatint, on wove paper, with full margins, with title-page, text and justification, bound (as issued) in the original purple cotton silk covers, with the accompanying signed and dated etching Portrait of Cavafy II loose (as issued), all contained in the original black cotton silk covered slipcase.
slipcase 19 x 13 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (48.3 x 34 x 3.2 cm)
Signed and numbered 137/500 in pencil on the colophon (there were also 50 artist's proofs), published by Editions Alecto, London (with their inkstamp on the reverse of the loose print).

$4,000 - 6,000 

Sold for $5,670

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Editions & Works on Paper

New York Auction 19-21 October 2021