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    Sale 5418

    Prints & Multiples

    10 June 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 230

    David Hockney (B. 1937)

    Price Realised  


    David Hockney (B. 1937)
    In the dull village, from Illustrations for Fourteen Poems from C.P. Cavafy (Scottish Arts Council 54)
    etching, 1966, on Crisbrook, signed in pencil, inscribed 'Artist Proof', a trial proof, aside from the edition of 75 (there were also 15 artist's proofs), published by Editions Alecto, with wide margins, one long crease along the upper platemark, one soft crease just inside the upper image, one long crease in the lower margin, with Hors Commerce stamp in lower right sheet corner, several areas of staining on the reverse, otherwise in good condition, framed
    P. 390 x 320 mm., S. 510 x 405 mm.

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