Harlequin from Parade by David Hockey is a colour offset lithograph originally created in 1981 for the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. Hockney was commissioned to design a poster to advertise the event, and only 1000 billboards were made at the time. Original posters are sought-after and attract a lot of interest when they are offered for sale.
Hockney is considered a highly influential British artist who was born in Bradford, England in 1937. He studied at Bradford College of Art followed by the Royal Academy of Art in London where he experimented with many different forms of art.
Drawn by the strong light and a free-spirited atmosphere Hockney moved to Los Angeles in 1966 where he pai...