Lot 297. · DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937) 'THE BOY HIDDEN IN A FISH'

?DAVID HOCKNEY (B. 1937) "THE BOY HIDDEN IN A FISH" an illustration from "Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm", published 1970, signed in pencil to the margin, Artist Proof number VI, etching and aquatint, the image 22.5cm x 26.5cm (27cm x 30.5cm including margin) Provanance: Acquired from Goldmark Gallery In the 1960s David Hockney was hired to illustrate the British Royal Academy of Arts' book Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm. From over 350 Grimm fairytales, Hockney selected 6: "The Little Sea Hare", "Fundevogel", "Rapunzel", "The Boy who left Home to learn Fear", "Old Rink Rank" and "Rumpelstiltzhen". The above lot features in the story "The Little Sea Hare"
Sold For £5500.00 In The Art and Design post 1850 - Sale Date 19th July 2018

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