DAVID HOCKNEY | THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)
DAVID HOCKNEY | THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)
DAVID HOCKNEY | THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)
DAVID HOCKNEY | THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)
DAVID HOCKNEY | THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)
DAVID HOCKNEY | THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)
DAVID HOCKNEY | THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)
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DAVID HOCKNEY | THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP

DAVID HOCKNEY | THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)

Estimate: 30,000 - 50,000 GBP

Lot Sold:37,500GBP

Lot Details

Description

DAVID HOCKNEY

b.1937

THE BLUE GUITAR (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 199–218; MCA TOKYO 178-197)


The complete portfolio, comprising 20 etchings with aquatint printed in colours, 1976-77, each signed in pencil, numbered 187/200 (there were also 35 artist's proofs numbered in Roman numerals), with the title page, table of contents and justification, printed by Petersburg Studios, published by Petersburg Press, London and New York, on Inveresk mould made paper, loose (as issued), contained in the original beige leather-covered portfolio box, with the title embossed on cover

each sheet: approx. 457 by 526mm 18 by 20¾in

overall: 551 by 526mm 21¾ by 20⅝in


Condition Report

The full sheets, the colours fresh, in good condition, two sheets with minute scattered fox marks along one sheet edge, a very occasional minute fox mark, unframed.


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