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David Hockney

In Despair, 1966

Etching
13 4/5 × 8 7/10 in
35 × 22 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$7,850
Ships from Uppingham, GB
Shipping: $26 domestic, $106 rest of world
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location
Uppingham
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Provenance
Goldmark Gallery
Uppingham
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From the suite Homage to Greek poet C.P.Cavafy.
The thirteen etchings illustrating the poems were …

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From the suite Homage to Greek poet C.P.Cavafy.
The thirteen etchings illustrating the poems were drawn directly onto copper plates and etched by David Hockney in London in 966. The editions were printed by Maurice Payne and Danyon Black at the Alecto Studios London in 1966/67.
On completion of the editions, the plates …

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Medium
Print
Condition
Very good
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed bottom middle of the print
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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Series
Illustrations for Fourteen Poems from C. P. Cavafy
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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 Clinging Together (1961), red-painted couples embrace one other while floating amidst fragments from a Walt Whitman poem. After moving to California at the end of 1963, Hockney began painting scenes of the sensual and uninhibited life of athletic young men, depicting swimming pools, palm trees, and perpetual sunshine. Experimenting with photography in the mid-1970s, Hockney went on to create his famous photocollages with Polaroids and snapshot prints arranged in a grid formation, pushing the two-dimensionality of photography to the limit, fragmenting the monocular vision of the camera and activating the viewer in the process. A versatile artist, Hockney has produced work in almost every medium—including full-scale opera set designs, prints, and drawings using cutting-edge technology such as fax machines, laser photocopiers, computers, and even iPhones and iPads.

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About the work
Provenance
Goldmark Gallery
Uppingham
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From the suite Homage to Greek poet C.P.Cavafy.
The thirteen etchings illustrating the poems were …

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From the suite Homage to Greek poet C.P.Cavafy.
The thirteen etchings illustrating the poems were drawn directly onto copper plates and etched by David Hockney in London in 966. The editions were printed by Maurice Payne and Danyon Black at the Alecto Studios London in 1966/67.
On completion of the editions, the plates …

Read more
Medium
Print
Condition
Very good
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Hand signed bottom middle of the print
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Series
Illustrations for Fourteen Poems from C. P. Cavafy
Price ranges of small prints by David Hockney
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Browse works in this category
$7,500–$9,000
This work
$0
$31,500+
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 Clinging Together (1961), red-painted couples embrace one other while floating amidst fragments from a Walt Whitman poem. After moving to California at the end of 1963, Hockney began painting scenes of the sensual and uninhibited life of athletic young men, depicting swimming pools, palm trees, and perpetual sunshine. Experimenting with photography in the mid-1970s, Hockney went on to create his famous photocollages with Polaroids and snapshot prints arranged in a grid formation, pushing the two-dimensionality of photography to the limit, fragmenting the monocular vision of the camera and activating the viewer in the process. A versatile artist, Hockney has produced work in almost every medium—including full-scale opera set designs, prints, and drawings using cutting-edge technology such as fax machines, laser photocopiers, computers, and even iPhones and iPads.

David Hockney

In Despair, 1966

Etching
13 4/5 × 8 7/10 in
35 × 22 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
$7,850
Ships from Uppingham, GB
Shipping: $26 domestic, $106 rest of world
VAT included in price
location
Uppingham
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Locked
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