Cordys

Attributed David Hockney (b.1937)

Estimate: $600 - $1,200


Lot Description

Attributed David Hockney (b.1937), 'He Tore Himself in Two' (1969), etching with aquatint, illustration for 'Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm', a depiction of Rumpelstiltskin dismembering himself. Provenance: Given to the actor Frank Whitten (1942-2011) whilst Hockney was doing set designs for Whitten's Common Stock Theatre Company, London, circa 1978 or ‘79; thence to Gill Sutton; thence to our vendor. 425 x 295mm