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Details & Cataloguing

Howard Hodgkin, Portrait of the Artist

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Howard Hodgkin
1932 - 2017
MANGO
printed by 107 Workshop, Wiltshire, published by Waddington Graphics, London, on Du Chene hand-made paper
signed and dated HH 91 in pencil (lower centre); inscribed and numbered AP 13/15 (lower centre)
etching with carborundum printed in colours, with hand-colouring by Jack Shirreff
sheet: 76 by 111.5cm., 29 7/8 by 43 7/8 in.
Executed between 1990 and 1991, the present work is an Artist's proof (aside from the edition of 55).
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Literature

Liesbeth Heenk, Howard Hodgkin Prints, London, 2003, no. 83

Catalogue Note

Mango was inspired by a poster depicting a large piece of Edam cheese that the artist saw in the 1970s. “It is simply an enormous piece of fruit, 'meant to be the biggest mango in the world.'" (Liesbeth Heenk, Howard Hodgkin’s Printed Oeuvre, 2003)

Howard Hodgkin, Portrait of the Artist

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London