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Howard Hodgkin (British, 1932-2017) The Sky's the Limit

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Auction: American & European Works of Art - 3072BLocation: BostonDate / Time: January 26, 2018 10:00AM


Howard Hodgkin (British, 1932-2017)

The Sky's the Limit, 2003, proof edition of 18 outside of the edition of 108, published by Lincoln Center/List Poster and Print Program, New York, printed by Brand X Editions, New York. Initialed and dated "H - H 2003" in pencil l.c., numbered "A.P. 18/18" in pencil l.r., printer's dry stamp l.r. Color screenprint on paper, image size 25 1/4 x 30 1/4 in. (64.0 x 76.7 cm),framed.
Condition: Full sheet with deckled edges, floated within the frame, not examined out of frame.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a copy of an invoice dated March 28, 2006, and an information sheet, both from John Szoke Editions, New York.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Sheet measures 32 3/8 x 36 3/8 in. (82.2 x 92.4 cm). Due to scale, the work cannot be unframed without risking damage. However, the print is floated in the frame, and all the edges are visible. Minor crease at l.c. edge to left of signature. Probably hinged at upper corners. Subtle rippling l.l. No additional issues to report.

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Howard Hodgkin, John Szoke