DAVID HOCKNEY, R.A.
SEXTON DISGUISED AS A GHOST (S.A.C. 90; MCA TOKYO 87)
Etching with aquatint, 1969, from Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm, signed in pencil, inscribed 'G. Portfolio' in brown ink verso, numbered 7/100 (total edition includes 20 Artist's proofs), on Hodgkinson handmade paper (unframed)
plate: 45.5 by 32.2cm.; 17½ by 12¾in.
sheet: 62 by 46cm.; 24½ by 18in.
The full sheet, in good condition, with slight light-staining, a short tear (approx. 1cm) at the right sheet edge, a softened horizontal crease running parallel to the lower sheet edge, the verso with remnants of previous hinging along the upper sheet edge, unframed.
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