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Medium: Digital Print
Format: Signed Print
Size: H 61cm x W 100cm
Edition size: 35
Julian Opie's Galloping Horse 3 (signed) is a digital print from 2013, estimated to be worth between £6,000 to £9,000. This artwork has seen a total of 2 sales at auction to date. The hammer price has remained consistent at £6,000, first recorded on 22nd September 2023. The average return to the seller is £5,100. The first sale at auction was on 24th January 2018. The edition size of Galloping Horse 3 is limited to just 35, making it a unique addition to any collection.
|Auction Date||Auction House||Artwork|
Return to Seller
|September 2023||Phillips London - United Kingdom||Galloping Horse 3 - Signed Print|
|January 2018||Phillips London - United Kingdom||Galloping Horse 3 - Signed Print|
|November 2016||Bonhams New Bond Street - United Kingdom||Galloping Horse 3 - Signed Print|
Galloping Horse 3 shows a semi three-dimensional image of a horse depicted with thick black outlines and set against a plain green backdrop.
For this print, Opie takes the same subject and title used for his Galloping Horse sculpture from 2012 that shows an LED continuous moving image of a horse in black and white. Galloping Horse 3 replicates a still image from this sculpture, showing the horse mid-motion. This series points to Opie’s interest in creating movement through a series of static images and places his works within the history of art. By using the subject of the horse specifically, Opie creates a set of images reminiscent of the 19th century motion photographer Eadweard Muybridge who created the first moving images by using a sequence of still photographs of a horse.
The sculptural iteration of the subject was installed in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in 2014 and Director of the Programme, Clare Lilley, said of the work: ‘Julian Opie is one of the most significant artists of his generation and Galloping Horse is a beautiful work that extends the material of contemporary sculpture, making full use of new technology.’