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    Sale 2442 | Lot 100
    Price Realized: $25,000With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2442 Lot 100

      DAVID HAMMONS (1943 - )
      Spades.

      Screenprint on silver metallic paper, 1972. 660x508 mm; 26x20 inches (sheet). Signed, titled and numbered 1/50 in pencil, lower margin.

      Provenance: acquired directly from the artist, Los Angeles (circa 1974-78); private collection, Rochester, New York.

      This screenprinted body print is very scarce - we have located only three other impressions from this edition. One impression numbered 6/50, collection of Dr. Warren and Mrs. Aurelia Brooks, Los Angeles, was recently exhibited at the Museum of the African Diaspora, San Francisco, December 5, 2013 - April 13, 2014. An impression numbered 28/50 was included in L. A. Object & David Hammons Body Prints, Tilton Gallery, New York, October 20 – November 25, 2006, and another numbered 5/50 was recently sold at auction at Phillips, New York, May 11, 2012 . Tilton/Charwood p. 116 and 375.

      Estimate $30,000 - 40,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $25,000

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