Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)  

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Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) is a large pop-art painting by the British artist David Hockney, completed in May 1972. Made in acrylic on canvas, it depicts two figures, one swimming underwater and a clothed male figure looking down at the swimmer. In November 2018, it was sold for US$90.3 million, the highest ever price for a work by a living artist at auction.


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