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John Hoyland, R.A. (1934-2011)
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John Hoyland, R.A. (1934-2011)

20.5.74

Details
John Hoyland, R.A. (1934-2011)
20.5.74
signed and dated twice 'HOYLAND 20.5.74' (on the canvas overlap)
acrylic on canvas
72½ x 62 in. (184 x 157.4 cm.)
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, British Painting ’74, London, Arts Council of Great Britain, Tate Gallery, 1974, n.p., no. 92, illustrated.
Exhibited
London, Arts Council of Great Britain, Tate Gallery, British Painting ’74, September - November 1974, no. 92.
Special notice

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.

Lot Essay

'Paintings are not to be reasoned with, they are not to be understood, they are to be recognized. They are an equivalent to nature, not an illustration of it; their test is in the depth of the artist's imagination' (Hoyland, quoted in exhibition catalogue, John Hoyland: Paintings 1967-79, London, Serpentine Gallery, 1979, p. 35).

The Hoyland Estate are currently preparing the forthcoming catalogue raisonné of the Artist’s work and would like to hear from owners of any work by the Artist so that these can be included in this comprehensive catalogue. Please write to The Hoyland Estate, c/o Christie's, Modern British Art Department, 8 King Street, London, SW1Y 6QT.

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