David Hockney - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale London Wednesday, March 6, 2019 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Kasmin Limited, London
    Maurice Cooke (acquired from the above in July 1963)
    Thence by descent
    Sotheby's, London, 15 December 2010, lot 8
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner

  • 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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Myself and Abraham Lincoln

titled, inscribed and dated '"Myself and Abraham Lincoln" WASHINGTON JULY 29th' lower right
charcoal and chalk on paper
60.5 x 44.5 cm (23 7/8 x 17 1/2 in.)
Executed in 1961.

£30,000 - 50,000 ‡♠

Sold for £28,750

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 8 March 2019