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DAVID HOCKNEY (b. 1937)
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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, 1969-70, on Hodgkinson handmade wove paper, watermark DH:PP, with title, text and justification, with the suite of six plates, signed and numbered 55/100 on the justification, Edition A (there were also one hundred copies of the editions B and C with different suites and the portfolio edition of one hundred with a suite of all plates), published by Petersburg Press, London, 1970, the full sheets, with deckle edges, bound (as issued), the separate suite of six plates loose (as issued), each signed in pencil recto, inscribed Grimm and numbered in pen and sepia ink on the reverse, the full sheets, with deckle edges, in very good condition, within the original blue calf boards and slipcase (portfolio)
Sheets 450 x 305 mm.; Portfolio 477 x 323 mm.
Literature
Scottish Arts Council 70-108; Tokyo 67-105

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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

The suite of this edition comprises the following loose, signed etchings: A wooded landscape (SAC 75); Rapunzel growing in the garden (SAC 81); Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your hair I(SAC 86); The sexton disguised as a ghost (SAC 89); A room full of straw (SAC 104) and Pleading for the child (SAC 106).

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