Lot 47 of 271:
Signed etching by David Hockney   

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$4,800
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
In an Old Book
Author:
Hockney, David
Place:
London
Publisher:
Editions Alecto
Date:
1966
Description:

Etching on Crisbrook handmade paper. Within matte: (21½x15½"). (Unexamined out of matte).   No. 18 of an edition of 75 signed by the artist. 

One of 13 illustrations for Fourteen Poems from C.P. Cavafy. In the following year a new translation of the poems was produced by Stephen Spender and Nikos Stangos, and was published with the etchings.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Only minor wear.
 
Item number:
309114
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