Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (Herr Zeboath) [How amiable are thy tabernacles, O Lord of Hosts] Psalms 1 xxxiv.1: from the portfolio "Ein Deutsches Requiem - After Brahms"
Collection Title: from a suite of 12 lithographs based on Brahms Opus 45.
Materials & Technique:
prints, Planographic Colour photo-offset lithograph Support: Saunders white medium-weight mould made paper by Interprocess Ltd.
Publisher: Tetrad Press
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1972
Edition Notes: This impression belongs to a suite of 12 lithographs based on Brahms Opus 45.The images in this portfolio are derived from German postcards collected by the artist and have inset texts, which are treated fragments of the novel " A Human Document" by W.H Mallock. The titles of each work quote textural material from the Requiem itself.
Printed from multiple stones/plates.
Primary Insc: Signed lower right, in pencil "Tom Phillips".
Secondary Insc: printed text as part of composition clockwise from upper left:" AFTER BRAHMS/ NO.3 MVT.IV.PCC 20 HF12-I/ TP.III.MCMLXXI/EN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM."
Inscribed as part of composition from l.l. to l.l.r.:
" WIE LIEBLICH/SIND DEINE WOHNUNGEN".
Inscribed as part of image, centre:
" you will have/ told me you cared about/ the old, the dull, and the unaccustomed. come,/ there is still some light left./ outside."
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.1031.198.3".
comp 22.6 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 27.6 h x 20.4 w cm
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.1031.198.3