David Hockney - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Phillips

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The Sexton Disguised as a Ghost; and Old Rinkrank Threatens the Princess, plates 20 and 30 from Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm

Two etching and aquatints, on Hodgkinson handmade wove paper watermarked 'DH / PP', with full margins.
both I. various sizes
both S. approx. 45 x 40.5 cm (17 3/4 x 15 7/8 in.)

Both signed and each numbered 92/100 and 87/100 respectively in pencil on the front, one inscribed 'Grimm Portfolio' in sepia ink (faded) on the reverse (there were also 15 artist's proofs and a total book edition of 460 copies), co-published by Petersburg Press, New York and Kasmin Gallery, London, both framed.

£1,000 - 1,500 • ‡ ♠

Sold for £3,000

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 23 January 2020