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    Sale 12206

    Prints & Multiples featuring The Gilbert E. Kaplan Collection of Surrealist Prints

    1 - 2 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 295

    DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937)

    Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm

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    DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937)
    Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
    the complete portfolio of 39 etchings, some with aquatint, on Hodgkinson paper, 1969-70, with title, text, table of contents and justification, signed in pencil on the justification, copy 24 of 100, with the complete suite of 39 signed and numbered plates (there were also one hundred copies of the editions A, B, and C with different suites), published by Petersburg Press, London, 1970, each the full sheet, loose (as issued), in very good condition, with the original leather navy portfolio box; together with a miniature booklet of the Six Fairy Tales
    Overall: 18 ¾ x 25 ½ x 2 in. (476 x 648 x 51 mm.)


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    Literature

    Scottish Arts Council 70-108; Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo 67-105