The Splash
Artwork: The Splash
Size: 183 cm
Medium: Acrylic on canvas
Creation year: 1966
Marks: Signed, titled and dated 1966 on the reverse
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Landau-Alan Gallery, New York; Galerie Renee Ziegler, Zurich; Hans-Edmund Siemers, Hamburg; Sotheby's, London, 5 July 1973, Lot 20 (consigned by the previous); Kasmin Gallery, London (acquired from the previous sale) ; Private Collection, London; David Geffen, Los Angeles; Private Collection, California (acquired from the previous circa 1985); Sotheby's, London, 21 June 2006, Lot 8 (consigned by the previous); Acquired from the previous sale by the present owner
Exhibition history: New York, Landau-Alan Gallery, David Hockney: New Paintings and Drawings, March - April 1967, n.p., no. 2 (text) Hanover, Kestner-Gesellschaft, David Hockney, May - June 1970, n.p., no. 38; New York, William Beadleston, Inc., David Hockney in America, November - December 1983, illustrated in colour (cover), and p. 16, no. 11, illustrated in colour; Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art; and London, Tate Gallery, David Hockney: A Retrospective, February 1988 - January 1989, p. 156, no. 35, illustrated in colour Tokyo, Takashimaya Art Gallery; Kagawa, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art; Fukushima, Koriyama City Museum of Art; and Chiba, Chiba Sogo; Museum of Art, Hockney in California, April - August 1994, p. 57, no. 7, illustrated in colour Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Made in California: Art, Image and Identity 1900-2000, October 2000 - March 2001, p. 201, illustrated in colour (detail)

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Date: 2020-02-11
Lot Number: 16