Howard Hodgkin Venice, Afternoon 1995, Lift-ground etching and aquatint from three copper plates, with carborundum from two aluminium plates printed in: 1, red ochre and apricot yellow, with borders in yellow and varying tones of these colours using a base medium; 2. red ochre and apricot yellow with various tones of these colours; 3. nasturtium orange and primavere yellow; 4. varying tones of red ochre with a relief-roll of white; 5. raw Sienna, nasturtium orange and apricot yellow, with hand colouring in cadmium yellow acryllic for the borders, over painted in selected areas with mars yellow acryllic. Dots are made with phthalo blue-green acryllic, using a large amount of pigment, on 16 sheets of torn Velin Arches (300 gsm), signed and dedicated to "David", one of 3 printer's proofs aside from the edition of 60, 14 artist's proofs and one BAT impression, printed by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop, Wiltshire; in excellent condition, 1600 x 1965mm (63 x 77 3/8in)(overall) unframed

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Lot 126
Howard Hodgkin
Venice, Afternoon unframed

Sold for £ 8,160 (US$ 10,224) inc. premium
Howard Hodgkin
Venice, Afternoon (Heenk 94)
1995, Lift-ground etching and aquatint from three copper plates, with carborundum from two aluminium plates printed in: 1, red ochre and apricot yellow, with borders in yellow and varying tones of these colours using a base medium; 2. red ochre and apricot yellow with various tones of these colours; 3. nasturtium orange and primavere yellow; 4. varying tones of red ochre with a relief-roll of white; 5. raw Sienna, nasturtium orange and apricot yellow, with hand colouring in cadmium yellow acryllic for the borders, over painted in selected areas with mars yellow acryllic. Dots are made with phthalo blue-green acryllic, using a large amount of pigment, on 16 sheets of torn Velin Arches (300 gsm), signed and dedicated to "David", one of 3 printer's proofs aside from the edition of 60, 14 artist's proofs and one BAT impression, printed by Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop, Wiltshire; in excellent condition, 1600 x 1965mm (63 x 77 3/8in)(overall) (unframed)
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