Sie gehen daher wie ein Schemen. [Surely every man walketh in a vain shew] Psalm xxxix. 6: 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 the composition clockwise from upper l."AFTER BRAHMS/ NO11. MVT III.PCC 38 HF 139/T.P XI XI MCMLXXI/ EN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM".
Printed text as part of composition from l.l to l.r. " SIE GEHEN DAHER/WIE EIN SCHEMENT".
Printed text as fragments in composition upper c. " all this/land ; and/ shuffle round/ work/ ville ; / helpless"; centre left" golden/ suburbs came/ the/ green/show/ villa,/ the/ moving land"; centre right" a taste for/ business/burnt/ mr/ Most/ Mr.Gr"; lower centre" breaking/ grass./and,/ scrubbing/smoke".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.1031.198.9".
comp 22.6 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 28.0 h x 20.2 w cm
: Purchased 1978 Accession No
: NGA 78.1031.198.9