Meine Seele verlanget und sehnet sich nach den Vorhofen des Herrn [My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord] Psalm 1 xxxiv.2: 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 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:" AFTER BRAHMS/ No 7.MVT 4 PCC.32.HF.133/TP !.X MCMLXXI/EN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM".
Inscribed as part of composition from l.l. to l.r.: "MEINE SEELE VER/ LANGET UND SEHN"
Inscribed as part of image, centre:
" something to which/ something to which you can give no name/ longing for/ this longing/ love alone".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.1031.198.7".
comp 22.6 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 27.6 h x 20.4 w cm
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.1031.198.7