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Building, Pershing Square, Los Angeles by DAVID HOCKNEY
DAVID HOCKNEY

(BRITISH, 1937)

Building, Pershing Square, Los Angeles

1964


PRICE SOLD
ORIGINAL CURRENCY OF SALE
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LOT #21

MAY 18, 2017

Sotheby's, New York

Contemporary Art Evening Auction (Sale n09761)


Building, Pershing Square, Los Angeles Regular price: $179.99 $ 7,887,500 USD Premium7,887,500 USD (Sale ends )

LOT DETAILS


Materials:

acrylic on canvas

Measurements:

57.99 in. (147.30 cm.) (height) by 57.99 in. (147.30 cm.) (width)

Markings:

signed, titled, dated Feb - March 1964 and variously inscribed on the reverse

Exhibited:

New York, The Alan Gallery, . David Hockney , September - October 1964, no. 10 . London, Piccadilly Gallery, . Recent Acquisitions and Discoveries Christmas 1964 , December 1964 - January 1965. New York, William Beadleston Inc.,. David Hockney in America , November - December 1983, n.p., no. 7, illustrated in color. Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; and London, Tate Gallery, . David Hockney , February 1988 - January 1989, p. 84, fig. 8, illustrated in color

Literature:

Exh. Cat., London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, . David Hockney: Paintings, Prints and Drawings, 1960 - 1970 , 1970, p. 43, no. 64.9, illustrated. Nikos Stangos, ed.,. David Hockney by David Hockney , New York, 1976, p. 14 (text) and p. 112, no. 113, illustrated. Peter Webb, . Portrait of David Hockney , New York, 1988, n.p., no. 81, illustrated and pp. 69-70 (text). Paul Melia and Ulrich Luckhardt, . David Hockney: Paintings , New York, 1994, p. 80 (text). Peter Clothier, . David Hockney , New York, 1995, p. 27, fig. 24, illustrated. John A. Walker,. Cultural Offensive: America's Impact on British Art Since 1945 , London, 1998, p. 136 (text). James A. W. Heffernan, . Cultivating Picturacy: Visual Art and Verbal Interventions , Texas, 2006, p. 360 (text

Provenance:

Galerie Hans Neuendorf, Hamburg. Piccadilly Gallery, London. Robin Chapman. Sotheby's, London, April 3, 1974, Lot 19 (consigned by the above). Paul Kantor, Los Angeles (acquired from the above). Thence by descent to the present owners


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