Lot 199
  • 199

Howard Hodgkin

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • Howard Hodgkin
  • Window
  • signed, titled and dated 1978 on the backboard
  • Indian textile dyes on paper
  • 71 by 91cm.; 28 by 36in.

Provenance

Petersburg Press, London
Private Collection, Sweden

Exhibited

London, Tate, Indian Leaves, 22nd September - 7th November 1982, cat. no.1, illustrated on the front cover;
Brussels, Centre for Fine Arts, Indomania, 16th October 2013 - 26th January 2014, cat. no.69, illustrated.

Condition

The sheet is not fully laid down, but is partially adhered to a wooden backing board. There is cockling to the sheet, with deckled edges, in keeping with the nature of the Artist's paper. There is a vertical gathering to the left hand side of the composition, again, in keeping with the artist's techniques and materials. There is very slight staining to the extreme edges, not visible in the present mount, but this excepting the work appears in very good overall condition, with strong, vivid colours throughout. Housed behind glass in a thick light wooden frame, set within a cream card mount. Please contact the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6424 if you have any questions regarding the present lot.
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