• Post-War and Contemporary Art  auction at Christies

    Sale 1107

    Post-War and Contemporary Art (Day Auction)

    14 February 2013, London, King Street

  • Lot 191

    David Hockney (B. 1937)

    Merced River, Yosemite Valley

    Price Realised  

    David Hockney (B. 1937)
    Merced River, Yosemite Valley
    signed, titled, numbered and dated 'Merced River, Yosemite Valley Sept 1982 #11 David Hockney' (lower edge)
    photographic collage on card
    51¾ x 60 3/8in. (131 x 154cm.)
    Executed in 1982, this work is number eleven from an edition of twenty


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    Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.


    Provenance

    Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago.
    Private Collection, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner.


    Literature

    L. Weschler, Cameraworks: David Hockney. True to Like, London 1984, no. 59 (another from the edition illustrated in colour).


    Exhibited

    London, Hayward Gallery, Hockney's Photographs, 1983-1984, no. 64, (another from the edition exhibited).
    Alexandria, The International Exhibitions Foundation, Photographs By David Hockney, 1986-1989 (another from the edition exhibited). This exhibition later travelled to Boca Raton, Museum of Arts; Aspen, The Aspen Art Museum; Davenport, Davenport Art Gallery; Lawrence, University of Kansas; Madison, Elvehjem Museum of Art; Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Toledo, The Toledo Museum of Art; Sarasota, John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art; Akron, Akron Art Museum; Winnipeg, The Winnipeg Art Gallery; Jacksonville, Jacksonville Art Museum; Notre Dame, The Snite Museum of Art; Nashville, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Fine Arts Center; Tulsa, Philbrook Art Center; Springfield, Springfield Art Museum; Lincoln, De Cordova and Dana Museum And Park; Louisville, J.B. Speed Art Museum; Williamsburg, Joseph and Margaret Muscarelle Museum of Art and Peoria, Lakeview Museum of Arts And Sciences.
    Los Angeles, Autry National Center, Yosemite: Art of An American Icon, 2006-2008. This exhibition later travelled to Reno, Nevada Museum of Art and Indianapolis, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art.