Peter Doig - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, June 7, 2023 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Ars Publicata, Peter Doig Editions, 2004.01 [1-6]

  • Catalogue Essay

    Including Pelican; Haus der Bilder; Figure by a River; Black Palm; Fisherman and Boathouse.

  • Artist Biography

    Peter Doig

    Scottish • 1959

    Peter Doig is widely considered one of the most renowned contemporary figurative painters. Born in Scotland and raised in Trinidad and Canada, Doig achieved his breakthrough in 1991 upon being awarded the prestigious Whitechapel Artist Prize and receiving a solo exhibition at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in London.

    Doig draws on personal memories and source imagery in his pursuit of exploring the slippage between reality, imagination and memory through painting. The material properties of paint and expressive possibilities of color thereby serve to approximate the foggy, inarticulate sensation of remembering. His practice maintains a thin and balanced line between landscape and figure, superimposing photographic imagery and memories, both real and imagined.

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Black Palms

The complete set of six etching and aquatints in colours, on Zerkall paper, with full margins.
all I. 19.6 x 14.7 cm (7 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)
all S. 53.3 x 38.1 cm (20 7/8 x 15 in.)

All signed and dated in pencil, from the edition of 119, published by Griffelkunst-Vereinigung, Hamburg, all unframed.

£4,000 - 6,000 ‡♠

Sold for £8,255

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 7 - 8 June 2023