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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Rain 1973
Collection Title: the 'Weather' series, 1973
Title Notes: 015-003
Place made: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, Planographic, stencil Colour lithograph from three stones one aluminium plate and two screens. Support: Medium-thickness, mould-made, Arches Cover paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: No watermark.
Impression: colour trial proof II
Edition: edition of 98, plus 12 artist's proofs; 3 trial proofs; right to print; printer's proof II; 3 Gemini impressions; 4 colour trial proofs; working proof; cancellation proof
Publisher: GEMINI G.E.L.
Place Published: Los Angeles, California.
Date Published: 1973

Edition Notes: Collaboration, processing and proofing by Kenneth Tyler. Printed by Dan Freeman and Robert Knisel. Six colour lithograph and screeprint, printed as follows: light blue (aluminum); medium blue (stone); medium blue (stone); dark blue (stone); gray-white (screen); white (screen)
Primary Insc: Signed and dated l.r, green crayon "David Hockney 73".
Secondary Insc: Titled top c., red crayon "rain". Inscribed l.l corner, pencil "for Ken". Inscribed l.l, green crayon "colour trial proof II".
Tertiary Insc: Blindstamp l.r corner, Gemini GEL chop. Verso: stamped l.l, black ink "Gemini GEL Los Angeles Calif.". Verso: inscribed l.l, pencil "DH73-498".
Dimensions: composition 85.6 h x 72.0 w cm sheet 99.4 h x 80.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.1044