Kabuki - scene from 'Yoshinogawa
Patrick Procktor (b. 1936) first came to fame when his work - along with that of David Hockney, John Hoyland and Bridget Riley - featured in the New Generation exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery in 1962. Generally recognisd as one of the most important artists of that generation, he was a close friend of Francis Bacon, Derek Jarman and playwright Joe Orton. He became a member of the Royal Academy, but died in 1996.
This print comes from a series of 16 created by artist members of the Chelsea Arts Club for the club's centenary in 1991. All prints in this series are signed by the artist and numbered IV / VIII HC (hors de commerce).
They were originally owned by Stan Smith, chairman of the Chelsea Arts Club and one of the 16 contributing artists.Dimensions: 45 x 61 cm
Stock ref: 0255 PRO