Christie’s London announces details of the long-awaited Hockney on Paper sale

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artwork: David Hockney (b. 1937) - "Lithograph of Water" made of thick and thin Lines and two light blue Washes (Pool #1E) lithograph in colours, 1980, on TGL handmade paper, signed and dated 1978-80 in pencil, numbered 30/40 published by Tyler Graphics, Ltd., Mount Kisco, NY, 1980, framed. L. 508 x 673 mm., S. 660 x 864 mm. - Estimate 25,000 - 30,000 British pounds. - Photo: Christie's Images Ltd.


LONDON.- Christie’s announced full details of the long-awaited HOCKNEY ON PAPER sale, which will take place on Friday 17th February. Featuring 147 works including etchings, lithographs, drawings and photography by David Hockney (b.1937), it is expected to realize in excess of £1 million. The sale spans over forty years of the artist’s career and includes works which reflect Hockney’s various incarnations: the precocious student, the young émigré in California, the Hollywood pool-sider and chronicler of gay life, the portraitist, the fax-artist, the collagist photographer, the set designer and the camera obscura provocateur.