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Great Britain born 1937

Siehe ich sage euch ein Geheimnis [Behold, I shew you a mystery] 1 Corinthians xv.51: from the portfolio "Ein Deutshces Requiem - After Brahms" (1971)
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.
Impression: 49/50.
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/ NO9 MVT.6.PCC 34 HF 135/T.P.X.X.X.MCMLXXI/ EN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM". Printed text as part of composition from l.l to l.r. " SIECHE ICH SAGE EU/CH EIN GEHEIMNIS". Printed text as fragments in composition upper l., upper r.-lower l. and lower r: upper l " you/ in the cafe./twice"; upper r. " once/ you/ in the restaurant,"; lower left " He had/ heard of the hotel mysteries"; lower right " in/therestau/ A figure clother in a suit of light".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.1031.198.11".
Dimensions: comp 22.6 h x 15.2 w cm sheet 27.6 h x 20.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.1031.198.11