David Hockney

British, b. 1937

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A pioneer of the British Pop Art movement in the early 1960s alongside Richard Hamilton, David Hockney gained recognition for his semi-abstract paintings on the theme of homosexual love before it was decriminalized in England in 1967. In We Two Boys …

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$90.3m, Christie's, 2018
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Still Life with Flowers and Lobster at Odin's Restaurant, 1980
Sold on Jul 2, 2021
£934,500
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Work on Paper
coloured crayon on paper
61.0 x 48.5 cm
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£934,500
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Jul 2, 2021
Christie's
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DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937) coloured crayon on paper 19 1/8 x 24in. (48.5 x 61cm.) Executed circa 1980
Still Life with Flowers and Lobster at Odin's Restaurant, 1980
coloured crayon on paper
Jul 2, 2021
Christie's
£934,500
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Work on Paper
61.0 x 48.5 cm
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Jul 2, 2021
Christie's
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£934,500
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DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937) coloured crayon on paper 19 1/8 x 24in. (48.5 x 61cm.) Executed circa 1980
The Luxor Hotel, 1978
Sold on Jun 29, 2021
£511,100
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Work on Paper
coloured crayon on paper
43.1 x 35.6 cm
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£511,100
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Jun 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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An Eye for Colour: Property from the Collection of Mrs Elizabeth Corob signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated April 1978 coloured crayon on paper 35.6 by 43.1 cm. 14 by 17 in.
The Luxor Hotel, 1978
coloured crayon on paper
Jun 29, 2021
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£511,100
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43.1 x 35.6 cm
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Jun 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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£511,100
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An Eye for Colour: Property from the Collection of Mrs Elizabeth Corob signed with the artist's initials, titled and dated April 1978 coloured crayon on paper 35.6 by 43.1 cm. 14 by 17 in.
Gladioli with Two Oranges, 1996
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£4,219,500
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Painting
oil on canvas
81.2 x 65.4 cm
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£4,219,500
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Jun 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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An Eye for Colour: Property from the Collection of Mrs Elizabeth Corob signed, titled and dated July 1996 on the reverse oil on canvas 65.4 by 81.2 cm. 25 7/8 by 32 in.
Gladioli with Two Oranges, 1996
oil on canvas
Jun 29, 2021
Sotheby's
£4,219,500
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Painting
81.2 x 65.4 cm
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Jun 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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£4,219,500
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An Eye for Colour: Property from the Collection of Mrs Elizabeth Corob signed, titled and dated July 1996 on the reverse oil on canvas 65.4 by 81.2 cm. 25 7/8 by 32 in.
The Chair, 1985
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£2,435,000
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Painting
oil on canvas
91.0 x 122.0 cm
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£2,435,000
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Jun 29, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property of a Distinguished Collector signed, titled and dated 1985 on the reverse oil on canvas 122 by 91 cm. 48 by 35 7/8 in.
The Chair, 1985
oil on canvas
Jun 29, 2021
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£2,435,000
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91.0 x 122.0 cm
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£2,435,000
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Property of a Distinguished Collector signed, titled and dated 1985 on the reverse oil on canvas 122 by 91 cm. 48 by 35 7/8 in.
Pretty Tulips (Scottish Arts Council 115), 1969
Sold on Jun 23, 2021
£24,000
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Print
Lithograph in colours, on wove paper
50.6 x 72.5 cm
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£24,000
Auction Sale
Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
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Lithograph in colours, 1969, on wove paper, signed, dated, titled and numbered 157/200 in pencil, published by Petersburg Press, London, 1970, the full sheet, with very pale time and light-staining, the colours very slightly attenuated but still good, otherwise in good condition, framed Sheet 725 x 506mm. (28 1/2 x 19 3/4in.)
Pretty Tulips (Scottish Arts Council 115), 1969
Lithograph in colours, on wove paper
Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
£24,000
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50.6 x 72.5 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
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£24,000
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Lithograph in colours, 1969, on wove paper, signed, dated, titled and numbered 157/200 in pencil, published by Petersburg Press, London, 1970, the full sheet, with very pale time and light-staining, the colours very slightly attenuated but still good, otherwise in good condition, framed Sheet 725 x 506mm. (28 1/2 x 19 3/4in.)
Office Chair (MCA Tokyo 320), 1988
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£27,750
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Home made print in colours executed on an office copy machine, on six sheets of Arches Text paper
56.0 x 129.5 cm
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£27,750
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Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
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Home made print in colours executed on an office copy machine, 1988, on six sheets of Arches Text paper (as issued), signed, dated and numbered 20/40 in pencil, published by the artist, with his blindstamp, the full sheets, in very good condition, framed Overall 1295 x 560mm. (51 x 22in.)
Office Chair (MCA Tokyo 320), 1988
Home made print in colours executed on an office copy machine, on six sheets of Arches Text paper
Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
£27,750
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56.0 x 129.5 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
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£27,750
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Home made print in colours executed on an office copy machine, 1988, on six sheets of Arches Text paper (as issued), signed, dated and numbered 20/40 in pencil, published by the artist, with his blindstamp, the full sheets, in very good condition, framed Overall 1295 x 560mm. (51 x 22in.)
Marguerites (M.C.A. Tokyo 141), 1973
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£16,500
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Etching, softground etching and aquatint in colours, on wove paper
18.0 x 23.5 cm
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£16,500
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Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
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Etching, softground etching and aquatint in colours, 1973, on wove paper, signed, dated and numbered 27/100 in pencil, printed by Atelier Crommelynk, Paris, published by Petersburg Press, London and New York, with the artist's copyright blindstamp, the full sheet, in good condition Plate 235 x 18mm. (9 1/4 x 7 1/8in.); Sheet 415 x 316mm. (16 1/4 x 12 1/2in.)
Marguerites (M.C.A. Tokyo 141), 1973
Etching, softground etching and aquatint in colours, on wove paper
Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
£16,500
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18.0 x 23.5 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
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£16,500
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Etching, softground etching and aquatint in colours, 1973, on wove paper, signed, dated and numbered 27/100 in pencil, printed by Atelier Crommelynk, Paris, published by Petersburg Press, London and New York, with the artist's copyright blindstamp, the full sheet, in good condition Plate 235 x 18mm. (9 1/4 x 7 1/8in.); Sheet 415 x 316mm. (16 1/4 x 12 1/2in.)
A Picture of Two Chairs, from Moving Focus Series (MCA Tokyo 286), 1985
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£21,500
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Lithograph and etching in colours, on HMP hand-made paper
55.9 x 48.0 cm
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£21,500
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Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
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Lithograph and etching in colours, 1985-86, on HMP hand-made paper, signed, dated and numbered 28/60 in pencil, published by Tyler Graphics, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, with pale time staining at sheet edges, otherwise in good condition Sheet 480 x 559mm. (18 3/4 x 22in.)
A Picture of Two Chairs, from Moving Focus Series (MCA Tokyo 286), 1985
Lithograph and etching in colours, on HMP hand-made paper
Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
£21,500
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55.9 x 48.0 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
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£21,500
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Lithograph and etching in colours, 1985-86, on HMP hand-made paper, signed, dated and numbered 28/60 in pencil, published by Tyler Graphics, Los Angeles, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, with pale time staining at sheet edges, otherwise in good condition Sheet 480 x 559mm. (18 3/4 x 22in.)
Cubistic Woman, 1963
Sold on Jun 23, 2021
£56,700
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Work on Paper
coloured pencil, pencil and charcoal on paper
25.5 x 32.0 cm
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£56,700
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Jun 23, 2021
Sotheby's
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An Eye for Colour: Property from the Collection of Mrs Elizabeth Corob signed DH., titled and dated '63. (lower left) coloured pencil, pencil and charcoal on paper unframed: 32 by 25.5cm.; 11½ by 10in. framed: 58 by 49.5cm.; 22¾ by 19½in. Executed in 1963.
Cubistic Woman, 1963
coloured pencil, pencil and charcoal on paper
Jun 23, 2021
Sotheby's
£56,700
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25.5 x 32.0 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Sotheby's
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£56,700
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An Eye for Colour: Property from the Collection of Mrs Elizabeth Corob signed DH., titled and dated '63. (lower left) coloured pencil, pencil and charcoal on paper unframed: 32 by 25.5cm.; 11½ by 10in. framed: 58 by 49.5cm.; 22¾ by 19½in. Executed in 1963.
Untitled No.329, from A Bigger Book: Art Edition A , 2010
Sold on Jun 23, 2021
£31,500
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printed on archival paper
33.0 x 43.9 cm
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£31,500
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Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
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iPad drawing in colours, 2010/2016, printed on archival paper, signed, dated and numbered 130/ 250 in pencil, co-published by the artist and Taschen, Berlin, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, in very good condition, with the original blue fabric-covered portfolio, together with the publication A Bigger Book, copy number 130, and the accompanying Marc Newsom stand, the iPad drawing framed Image 439 x 330mm. (17 x 13in.); Sheet 559 x 432mm. (22 x 17in.)
Untitled No.329, from A Bigger Book: Art Edition A , 2010
printed on archival paper
Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
£31,500
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33.0 x 43.9 cm
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Jun 23, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
£31,500
Description
iPad drawing in colours, 2010/2016, printed on archival paper, signed, dated and numbered 130/ 250 in pencil, co-published by the artist and Taschen, Berlin, with their blindstamp, the full sheet, in very good condition, with the original blue fabric-covered portfolio, together with the publication A Bigger Book, copy number 130, and the accompanying Marc Newsom stand, the iPad drawing framed Image 439 x 330mm. (17 x 13in.); Sheet 559 x 432mm. (22 x 17in.)