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Property from a Prominent Private Collection

David Hockney

The First V.N. Painting

Auction Closed

March 2, 07:38 PM GMT


1,000,000 - 1,500,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from a Prominent Private Collection

David Hockney

b. 1937

The First V.N. Painting

signed David Hockney, dated 92 and titled The First V.N. Painting (on the verso)

oil on canvas

61 by 61 cm. 24 by 24 in.

Executed in 1992.






款識:藝術家簽名David Hockney、紀年92並書題目The First V.N. Painting(背面)


61 x 61 公分;24 x 24 英寸


Please note that this lot is subject to a guaranteed minimum price and an irrevocable bid. Please refer to the online catalogue for information on guaranteed property and irrevocable bids.
André Emmerich Gallery, New York

Private Collection, Mexico

Vivian Horan Fine Art, New York

Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

Private Collection, Geneva

Pace Gallery, New York

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2014

David Hockney, That’s the way I see it, London, 1993, pp. 230-31, no. 334, illustrated in colour (installed in the artist’s studio)

Paul Melia and Ulrich Luckhardt, eds., David Hockney: Paintings, Munich, 1994, p. 2, illustrated (installed in the artist’s studio)

Paul Melia, ed., David Hockney: Critical Introductions to Art, Manchester, 1995, p.144, no. 19, illustrated 

David Hockney, David Hockney: A Bigger Book, New York, 2016, n.p., illustrated in colour