• Prints & Multiples auction at Christies

    Sale 2215

    Prints & Multiples

    27 - 28 October 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 259

    DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937)

    A Hollywood Collection, Editions Alecto, London, 1965 (Scottish Arts Council 43-46; Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 41-46)

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    DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937)
    A Hollywood Collection, Editions Alecto, London, 1965 (Scottish Arts Council 43-46; Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 41-46)
    the complete set of six signed and dated lithographs in colors, hors-texte, title page and justification, 1965, on Rives BFK, copy 65 of 85 (there were also 17 artist's proof copies), each with the Editions Alecto inkstamp on the reverse, the full sheets, loose (as issued), occasional surface soiling, soft handling creases throughout (some minor associated losses in places), (M.C.A.T. 41, 43-44) hinged to the support in places at the reverse of the sheet edges (slight associated rippling), tape remains in places at the reverse of the right and left sheet edges, (M.C.A.T. 45) a tear measuring 3/8-in. at the lower left sheet corner, otherwise each in good condition, (M.C.A.T 41, 43, and 44) each framed
    Each S. 30¼ x 22¼ in. (768 x 565 mm.) (7)


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    Including: Picture of a Still Life that Has an Elaborate Silver Frame, 1 (illustrated); Picture of a Landscape in an Elaborate Gold Frame, 2; Picture of a Portrait in a Silver Frame, 3 (illustrated); Picture of Melrose Avenue in an Ornate Gold Frame, 4 (illustrated); Picture of a Simple Framed Traditional Nude Drawing, 5; and Picture of a Pointless Abstraction Framed under Glass, 6

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE CALIFORNIA COLLECTION