Lot 72

RICHARD HAMILTON (1922-2011), BRITISH
ESQUISSE (SKETCH), (ALSO KNOWN AS DOUBLE HAPPINESS, SHIZIZHI), 1972 [LULLIN, 87]

Soft-ground etching with handcolouring with colour pencil on Hodgkinson Waterleaf paper signed, titled, and numbered 22/40 in pencil to margin (there were also 4 artist's proofs). Published by Petersburg Press, London.

Plate/Sheet 7.5 x 10.6 in — 19.1 x 26.9 cm 14.5 x 17.75 in — 36.5 x 45 cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Victoria, BC

Literature:
Edition Hansjörg Mayer in association with Waddington Graphics, "Richard Hamilton: Prints 1939-83", Stuttgart and London 1984, no. 85 (another from the edition illustrated).

Note:
This work is also uniquely titled, also known as “Double Happiness” (and "Double Happiness Shizizhi”) which references a popular brand of Chinese toilet tissue.

Estimate: $1,200—1,800

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Closing Bid:

$800

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