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    Sale 1998

    Post -War And Contemporary Art Morning Session

    14 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 245

    David Hockney (b. 1937)

    Sitting in the Zen Garden at the Ryoanji Temple Kyoto

    Price Realised  

    David Hockney (b. 1937)
    Sitting in the Zen Garden at the Ryoanji Temple Kyoto
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Sitting in the Zen Garden at the Ryoanji Temple Kyoto Feb. 1983 #3 David Hockney' (lower edge)
    photomontage on board
    57 x 46 in. (144.8 x 116.8 cm.)
    Executed in 1983. This work is number three from an edition of twenty.


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    Provenance

    André Emmerich Gallery, New York
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1986


    Literature

    D. Hockney, Hockney's Pictures: The Definitive Retrospective, New York, 2004, p. 320 (another example illustrated in color).


    Exhibited

    New York and Zurich, André Emmerich Gallery, David Hockney, New Work with a Camera, May-June 1983.