Howard Hodgkin

British, 1932–2017

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Howard Hodgkin became a prominent figure in British art in the 1970s for painting on wooden supports such as drawing boards and door frames instead of canvas. Using broad, gestural brushstrokes and a vivid palette of contrasting colors that …

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£2m, Christie's, 2017
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$4,462
Julian and Alexis (Heenk 31), 1977
Sold on May 26, 2021
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Lithograph in colors with handcoloring on Arches paper
101.9 x 70.1 cm
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$4,462
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May 26, 2021
Bonhams
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1977 Lithograph in colors with handcoloring on Arches paper, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 24/30, published by Bernard Jacobson Ltd., London, printed by Ian Lawson, Aymestrey Water Mill, Herefordshire, England, the full sheet. sheet 27 5/8 x 40 1/8in (70.1 x 101.9cm)
Julian and Alexis (Heenk 31), 1977
Lithograph in colors with handcoloring on Arches paper
May 26, 2021
Bonhams
$4,462
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101.9 x 70.1 cm
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May 26, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
$4,462
Description
1977 Lithograph in colors with handcoloring on Arches paper, signed in pencil, dated and numbered 24/30, published by Bernard Jacobson Ltd., London, printed by Ian Lawson, Aymestrey Water Mill, Herefordshire, England, the full sheet. sheet 27 5/8 x 40 1/8in (70.1 x 101.9cm)
$81,562
Bedclothes, 2014
Sold on May 12, 2021
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Painting
oil on wood panel
46.4 x 30.5 cm
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$81,562
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May 12, 2021
Bonhams
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2014-2015 signed, titled and dated 2014-2015 on the reverse oil on wood panel 12 by 18 1/4 in. 30.5 by 46.4 cm.
Bedclothes, 2014
oil on wood panel
May 12, 2021
Bonhams
$81,562
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Painting
46.4 x 30.5 cm
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May 12, 2021
Bonhams
Realized Price
$81,562
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2014-2015 signed, titled and dated 2014-2015 on the reverse oil on wood panel 12 by 18 1/4 in. 30.5 by 46.4 cm.
$6,875
Blood, 1983
Sold on Apr 16, 2021
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lithograph with hand-coloring in watercolor and gouache, on Arches paper
101.6 x 78.74 cm
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$6,875
Auction Sale
Apr 16, 2021
Christie's
Description
HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) lithograph with hand-coloring in watercolor and gouache, on Arches paper, 1982-1985, signed and dated '83' in pencil, numbered 8/50 (there were also sixteen artist's proofs), published by Petersburg Press, London, the full sheet, in very good condition Sheet: 31 x 40 in. (790 x 1018 mm.)
Blood, 1983
lithograph with hand-coloring in watercolor and gouache, on Arches paper
Apr 16, 2021
Christie's
$6,875
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101.6 x 78.74 cm
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Apr 16, 2021
Christie's
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$6,875
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HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) lithograph with hand-coloring in watercolor and gouache, on Arches paper, 1982-1985, signed and dated '83' in pencil, numbered 8/50 (there were also sixteen artist's proofs), published by Petersburg Press, London, the full sheet, in very good condition Sheet: 31 x 40 in. (790 x 1018 mm.)
$8,190
Black Palm (Heenk 76)
Sold on Apr 15, 2021
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Lithograph printed in colors with pochoir handcoloring, on buff Arches cover paper
3.18 cm
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$8,190
Auction Sale
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from an Important Pennsylvania Collection Lithograph printed in colors with pochoir handcoloring , 1986-87, initialed in pencil and numbered 11/40 (total edition includes 11 artist's proofs), on buff Arches cover paper, with the blindstamp of the printer, Solo Press Inc., New York, published by Waddington Graphics, London, framed sheet: 1075 by 1353 mm 42 ¼ by 53 ¼ in framed: 1188 by 1461 mm 46 ¾ by 57 ½ in
Black Palm (Heenk 76)
Lithograph printed in colors with pochoir handcoloring, on buff Arches cover paper
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
$8,190
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3.18 cm
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Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
Realized Price
$8,190
Description
Property from an Important Pennsylvania Collection Lithograph printed in colors with pochoir handcoloring , 1986-87, initialed in pencil and numbered 11/40 (total edition includes 11 artist's proofs), on buff Arches cover paper, with the blindstamp of the printer, Solo Press Inc., New York, published by Waddington Graphics, London, framed sheet: 1075 by 1353 mm 42 ¼ by 53 ¼ in framed: 1188 by 1461 mm 46 ¾ by 57 ½ in
$17,640
Night Palm (Heenk 86), 1991
Sold on Apr 15, 2021
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Intaglio printed in colors with carborundum and handcoloring, initialed in pencil, on Arches wove paper
120.33 x 147.32 cm
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$17,640
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Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
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Property from an Important Pennsylvania Collection Intaglio printed in colors with carborundum and handcoloring, 1990-91, initialed in pencil, dated '91' and numbered 41/55 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), on Arches wove paper, printed and handcolored by the 107 Workshop, Wiltshire, published by Waddington Graphics, London, framed sheet: 1474 by 1205 mm 58 by 47 ⅜ in framed: 1656 by 1377 mm 65 ⅛ by 54 ⅛ in
Night Palm (Heenk 86), 1991
Intaglio printed in colors with carborundum and handcoloring, initialed in pencil, on Arches wove paper
Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
$17,640
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120.33 x 147.32 cm
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Apr 15, 2021
Sotheby's
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$17,640
Description
Property from an Important Pennsylvania Collection Intaglio printed in colors with carborundum and handcoloring, 1990-91, initialed in pencil, dated '91' and numbered 41/55 (total edition includes 15 artist's proofs), on Arches wove paper, printed and handcolored by the 107 Workshop, Wiltshire, published by Waddington Graphics, London, framed sheet: 1474 by 1205 mm 58 by 47 ⅜ in framed: 1656 by 1377 mm 65 ⅛ by 54 ⅛ in
£214,200
Kerala, 1992
Sold on Apr 7, 2021
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Painting
oil on wood
35.6 x 23.5 cm
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£214,200
Auction Sale
Apr 7, 2021
Sotheby's
Description
Property from the Louis J C Tan Collection signed, titled and dated 1992 on the reverse  oil on wood 23.5 by 35.6 cm. 9¼ by 14 in.
Kerala, 1992
oil on wood
Apr 7, 2021
Sotheby's
£214,200
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35.6 x 23.5 cm
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Apr 7, 2021
Sotheby's
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£214,200
Description
Property from the Louis J C Tan Collection signed, titled and dated 1992 on the reverse  oil on wood 23.5 by 35.6 cm. 9¼ by 14 in.
£12,500
Flowering Palm , 1991
Sold on Apr 1, 2021
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intaglio with carborundum in colours, on Arches wove paper
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£12,500
Auction Sale
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
Description
HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) Flowering Palm intaglio with carborundum in colours, with extensive hand-colouring, 1990-91, on Arches wove paper, initialled, dated 91 and inscribed Proof in pencil,a proof aside from the edition of 55 (there were also 15 artist's proofs), published by Waddington Graphics, London, printed and hand-coloured by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop Image & Sheet 1490 x 1210 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Flowering Palm , 1991
intaglio with carborundum in colours, on Arches wove paper
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
£12,500
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Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
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£12,500
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HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) Flowering Palm intaglio with carborundum in colours, with extensive hand-colouring, 1990-91, on Arches wove paper, initialled, dated 91 and inscribed Proof in pencil,a proof aside from the edition of 55 (there were also 15 artist's proofs), published by Waddington Graphics, London, printed and hand-coloured by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop Image & Sheet 1490 x 1210 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
£10,000
Night Palm, 1990
Sold on Apr 1, 2021
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intaglio with carborundum in colours, on wove paper
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£10,000
Auction Sale
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
Description
HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) intaglio with carborundum in colours, with extensive hand-colouring, 1990-91, on wove paper, initialled and dated in pencil, a proof aside from the edition of 55 (there were also 15 artist's proofs), published by Waddington Graphics, London, printed and hand-coloured by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop Image & Sheet 1490 x 1210 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Night Palm, 1990
intaglio with carborundum in colours, on wove paper
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
£10,000
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Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
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£10,000
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HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) intaglio with carborundum in colours, with extensive hand-colouring, 1990-91, on wove paper, initialled and dated in pencil, a proof aside from the edition of 55 (there were also 15 artist's proofs), published by Waddington Graphics, London, printed and hand-coloured by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop Image & Sheet 1490 x 1210 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
£7,500
Norwich
Sold on Apr 1, 2021
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lift-ground etching and aquatint with carborundum in colours, on Two Rivers wove paper
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£7,500
Auction Sale
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
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HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) lift-ground etching and aquatint with carborundum in colours, with extensive hand-colouring, 1999-2000, on Two Rivers wove paper, initialled, dated MM and inscribed P. in pencil, a proof aside from the edition of eighty (there were also 15 artist's proofs), published by Alan Cristea Gallery, London, printed and hand-coloured by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop Image & Sheet 417 x 472 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Norwich
lift-ground etching and aquatint with carborundum in colours, on Two Rivers wove paper
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
£7,500
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Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
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£7,500
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HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) lift-ground etching and aquatint with carborundum in colours, with extensive hand-colouring, 1999-2000, on Two Rivers wove paper, initialled, dated MM and inscribed P. in pencil, a proof aside from the edition of eighty (there were also 15 artist's proofs), published by Alan Cristea Gallery, London, printed and hand-coloured by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop Image & Sheet 417 x 472 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
£5,250
Turkish Delight, 2004
Sold on Apr 1, 2021
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lift-ground etching with aquatint in colours, on wove paper
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£5,250
Auction Sale
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
Description
HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) lift-ground etching with aquatint in colours, with extensive hand-colouring, 2004, on wove paper, initialled, dated and inscribed PP 5/5 in pencil, a printer's proof aside from the edition of eighty (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Mezzanine Gallery, New York, printed and hand-coloured by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop Image & Sheet 242 x 295 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.
Turkish Delight, 2004
lift-ground etching with aquatint in colours, on wove paper
Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
£5,250
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Apr 1, 2021
Christie's
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£5,250
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HOWARD HODGKIN (1932-2017) lift-ground etching with aquatint in colours, with extensive hand-colouring, 2004, on wove paper, initialled, dated and inscribed PP 5/5 in pencil, a printer's proof aside from the edition of eighty (there were also ten artist's proofs), published by Mezzanine Gallery, New York, printed and hand-coloured by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop Image & Sheet 242 x 295 mm. Please note this lot is the property of a private individual.