Hockney’s Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures), David Hockney, 1972

In London Hockney took photographs of his partner, Peter Schlesinger, in Kensington Gardens, from which he also worked to create the pink-jacketed figure standing at the pool’s edge. Film still from A Bigger Splash, 1974. Photo: Jack Hazan / Buzzy Enterprises Ltd

Acrylic on canvas.
213.5 x 305 cm.
Le Nid du Duc, La Garde-Freinet, Saint-Tropez, France.