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David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937)
David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937)
David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937)
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David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937)

Jonathan Williams

Details
David Hockney, O.M., C.H., R.A. (b. 1937)
Jonathan Williams
signed with initials and dated 'DH./Feb 1972' (lower right)
pencil on paper
13 7/8 x 10 7/8 in. (35.3 x 27.6 cm.)
Executed in 1972.
Provenance
A gift from the artist to the sitter Jonathan Williams in February 1972, and by descent.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 27 June 2017, lot 162.
with Galerie Lelong, Paris, where purchased by the present owner.
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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.

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Lot Essay


Hockney executed the present work when he visited Jonathan Williams at his cottage in Cumbria in February 1972. Williams, a poet, painter, photographer, publisher and art collector, had invited Hockney, Peter Schlesinger, Sandra Fisher and R.B. Kitaj to stay for the weekend.

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