Venice Rain
Artwork: Venice Rain
Size: 58.4 x 58.4 cm
Medium: Oil on wood
Creation year: 1987
Marks: Signed twice, titled and dated 'VENICE/RAIN 1984-1987 Howard Hodgkin' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Artwork details : Executed in 1984-1987
Provenance: M. Knoedler & Co., New York; L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California; Private Collection, Los Angeles; Adelson Galleries Inc., New York; Acquired from the previous by the present owner in 1992
Exhibition history: Venice, California, L.A. Louver Gallery, The British Picture, 1988, p. 65 (illustrated in colour, p. 37); Milwaukee, Milwaukee Art Museum, 1988: The World of Art Today, 1988, no. 25 (illustrated in colour, p. 73); London, Waddington Galleries, Howard Hodgkin, 1988, p. 20 (illustrated in colour, p. 21). This exhibition later travelled to New York, M. Knoedler & Co; Nantes, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Howard Hodgkin: Small Paintings, 1975-1989, 1990-1991, p. 60 (illustrated in colour, p. 61). This exhibition later travelled to Barcelona, Centre Cultural de la Fundacio Caixa de Pensions; Edinburgh, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art and Dublin, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College; New York, Adelson Galleries In., The Poetic Trace: Aspects of British Abstraction Since 1945, 1992, no. 17 (illustrated in colour, unpaged); Dublin, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Howard Hodgkin, 2006-2007, p. 220, no. 34 (illustrated in colour, p. 110; illustrated in colour on the exhibition announcement card). This exhibition later travelled to London, Tate Britain and Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia

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Date: 2018-10-04
Lot Number: 54