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Howard Hodgkin, ‘Study for the Birthday Party’, 1977, Phillips
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Howard Hodgkin

Study for the Birthday Party, 1977

Gouache on paper, in artist's frame
8 3/10 × 11 3/5 in
21 × 29.5 cm
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Provenance
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Phillips

Property Subject to VAT Section 4, 5%; Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see …

Property Subject to VAT Section 4, 5%; Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Sheet 21 x 29.5 cm (8 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.)
Frame 28.6 x 36.8 cm (11 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed, titled and dated 'Howard Hodgkin "Study for the Birthday Party" 1977' on the reverse
Howard Hodgkin
British, b. 1932
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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 emphasized the rectangular picture plane, Hodgkin defined painting as an object. While his early compositions have a collaged geometric flatness, Hodgkin’s later work, including etchings and aquatint prints, has increasingly incorporated more complex fluid patterning, reminiscent of Henri Matisse’s The Morrocans (1916), Édouard Vuillard’s interiors, and Paturi miniatures from India, of which he was an avid collector.

Howard Hodgkin, ‘Study for the Birthday Party’, 1977, Phillips
Howard Hodgkin, ‘Study for the Birthday Party’, 1977, Phillips
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About the work
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Phillips

Property Subject to VAT Section 4, 5%; Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see …

Property Subject to VAT Section 4, 5%; Property Subject to Artist's Resale Right (see Conditions of Sale for further information)

Sheet 21 x 29.5 cm (8 1/4 x 11 5/8 in.)
Frame 28.6 x 36.8 cm (11 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Medium
Drawing, Collage or other Work on Paper
Signature
Signed, titled and dated 'Howard Hodgkin "Study for the Birthday Party" 1977' on the reverse
Howard Hodgkin
British, b. 1932
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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 emphasized the rectangular picture plane, Hodgkin defined painting as an object. While his early compositions have a collaged geometric flatness, Hodgkin’s later work, including etchings and aquatint prints, has increasingly incorporated more complex fluid patterning, reminiscent of Henri Matisse’s The Morrocans (1916), Édouard Vuillard’s interiors, and Paturi miniatures from India, of which he was an avid collector.

Howard Hodgkin

Study for the Birthday Party, 1977

Gouache on paper, in artist's frame
8 3/10 × 11 3/5 in
21 × 29.5 cm
Bidding closed
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