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    Sale 7619

    Post-War & Contemporary Art Day Sale

    21 October 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 244

    David Hockney (b. 1937)

    Père and Mère Ubu

    Price Realised  

    David Hockney (b. 1937)
    Père and Mère Ubu
    signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated 'Peré + Mere Ubu. DH. 66' (lower right)
    pencil and wax crayon on paper
    15 5/8 x 19 5/8in. (39.7 x 49.8cm.)
    Executed in 1966


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    Provenance

    London Projects, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    N. Stangos (ed.), David Hockney by David Hockney, London 1976, no. 170 (illustrated, p. 140).