Denn wir haben hier keine bleibende Statt (sondern die zukunftige suchen wir). [For here we have no continuing city, but we seek one to come.] Hebrews xiii.14: from the portfolio "Ein Deutsches Requiem - After Brahms"
Materials & Technique:
prints, Planographic 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 l.r in pencil "Tom Phillips".
Secondary Insc: printed text as part of composition clockwise from upper left:[ "NE BLEIBENDES/TATT.PCC XV.HF CXX/ TOM PHILLIPS LXXI/DENN II R HABEN HIERI"]
Inscribed as part of composition from l.l. to l.r.: " EIN DEUTSCHES RE/ QUIEM: BRAHMS (6) .1".
Printed fragments of text as part of image from upper left to lower centre " "On the boarders of the shadow"/ Western Europe-/ walls locked down on it,/ towers and guard rooms,/ " examine some pieces of/ the/ wall"".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.1031.198.7".
comp 22.8 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 27.8 h x 20.2 w cm
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.1031.198.6