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David Hockney (British, b. 1937) Lightning

Auction:
2977B
Lot:
78
Sold for:
$10,455$8,500

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2977B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 27, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

David Hockney (British, b. 1937)

Lightning, from The Weather Series, 1973, edition of 98 plus proofs, published by Gemini G.E.L., Los Angeles (NGA/Gemini, 23.21). Signed and dated "david hockney 73" in red crayon l.r., titled in blue crayon u.c., numbered "15/98" in red crayon l.l., publisher's and copyright dry stamps l.r. Lithograph and screenprint in blacks and whites on paper, image size 31 1/4 x 25 5/8 in. (79.3 x 65.0 cm), framed.
Condition: Subtle toning to edges of sheet, gentle rippling, floated within the frame, not examined out of frame.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

Sheet measures 39 1/8 x 31 3/8 in. (99.4 x 79.7 cm). Due to scale, the work cannot be examined out of frame without risking damage. However, the sheet is floated in the frame so all edges are visible. Sheet is hinged at upper corners. Scattered handling crimps in lower and upper margins. No additional issues to report.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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Los Angeles, British people, David Hockney, Gemini G.E.L., Visual arts

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