DAVID HOCKNEY | A PICTURE OF OURSELVES; AND WHAT IS THIS PICASSO? (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 210 & 218; MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, TOKYO 189 & 197)
Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 USD
A PICTURE OF OURSELVES; AND WHAT IS THIS PICASSO? (SCOTTISH ARTS COUNCIL 210 & 218; MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, TOKYO 189 & 197)
Two etchings and aquatints printed in colors, 1976-77, both signed in pencil and numbered 29/200 (total edition includes 35 artist's proofs), from The Blue Guitar, on Inveresk mould-made paper, published by Petersburg Press, New York, framed (2 prints)
plates: 345 by 425 mm 13⅝ by 16¾ in
framed: 526 by 590 mm 20¾ by 23¼ in
The prints are in good condition, with full margins. Both with a few tiny pale fox marks and small spots of pale discoloration on the versos. ('A Picture of Ourselves' with a few spots of very pale discoloration in margins.)
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