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  • Peter Blake, 'Portrait of David Hockney in a Hollywood Spanish Interior' 1965

    Peter Blake
    Portrait of David Hockney in a Hollywood Spanish Interior 1965
    Acrylic on canvas
    support: 1828 x 1528 x 21 mm frame: 1970 x 1674 x 31 mm
    Presented by David Hockney 2002 Peter Blake 2002. All rights reserved, DACS

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  • David Hockney, 'A Bigger Splash' 1967

    David Hockney
    A Bigger Splash 1967
    Acrylic on canvas
    support: 2425 x 2439 x 30 mm
    Purchased 1981 David Hockney 2010

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  • David Hockney, 'Cleanliness is Next to Godliness' 1964

    David Hockney
    Cleanliness is Next to Godliness 1964
    Screenprint on paper
    image: 914 x 581 mm
    Presented by Rose and Chris Prater through the Institute of Contemporary Prints 1975 David Hockney 2010

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  • R.B. Kitaj, 'Plays for Total Stakes' 1968

    R.B. Kitaj
    Plays for Total Stakes 1968
    Screenprint on paper
    image: 632 x 632 mm
    Presented by Rose and Chris Prater through the Institute of Contemporary Prints 1975 The estate of R. B. Kitaj

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  • David Hockney, '4. The Drinking Scene' 1961-3

    David Hockney
    4. The Drinking Scene 1961-3
    Etching and aquatint on paper
    image: 295 x 400 mm
    Purchased 1971 David Hockney

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  • David Hockney, 'Views of Hotel Well I' 1984-5

    David Hockney
    Views of Hotel Well I 1984-5
    Lithograph on paper
    image: 740 x 1005 mm
    Presented by the artist 1993 David Hockney 2010

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  • David Hockney, 'White Porcelain' 1985-6

    David Hockney
    White Porcelain 1985-6
    Lithograph on paper
    image: 476 x 562 mm
    Presented by the artist 1993 David Hockney 2010

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  • David Hockney, 'My Parents' 1977

    David Hockney
    My Parents 1977
    Oil on canvas
    support: 1829 x 1829 mm
    Purchased 1981 David Hockney 2010

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  • David Hockney, 'Two Pembroke Studio Chairs' 1984

    David Hockney
    Two Pembroke Studio Chairs 1984
    Lithograph on paper
    image: 482 x 562 mm
    Presented by the artist 1993 David Hockney 2010

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  • David Hockney, '40 Snaps of my House, August 1990' 1990

    David Hockney
    40 Snaps of my House, August 1990 1990
    Laser print on paper from still video image
    displayed: 899 x 1405 x 45 mm
    Presented by the artist 1993 David Hockney 2010

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  • David Hockney, 'Woman with a Sewing Machine' 1954

    David Hockney
    Woman with a Sewing Machine 1954
    Lithograph on paper
    support: 225 x 355 mm
    Presented by the American Fund for the Tate Gallery 2004 David Hockney 2010

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  • David Hockney, 'Water Pouring into Swimming Pool, Santa Monica' 1964

    David Hockney
    Water Pouring into Swimming Pool, Santa Monica 1964
    Lithograph on paper
    image: 473 x 620 mm
    Presented by Jonathan Cheshire and Gareth Marshallsea in memory of Peter Coni 1994 David Hockney 2010

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From Peter Blake’s balloon-filled portrait of his dear friend in his trademark spectacles to Hockney’s own depictions of the home and relationships, we pay homage to Hockney’s technicolour world. Including that famous big splash.  

Dive into more David Hockney artworks in Tate’s collection.