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Great Britain born 1937

Sie sammeln und wissen nicht wer es kriegen wird [He heapeth up riches, and knoweth not who shall gather them] Psalm xxxix.6: from the portfolio "Ein Deutsches Requiem - After Brahms" (1971) Materials & Technique: prints, Planographic Colour 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/ NO 8 . MVT3 PCC 33HF 134/T.P X.X. MCMLXXI/ EN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM". Printed text as part of composition from l.l to l.r. "SIE SAMMEDN UND/WISSEN NICHT WEI". Printed text as fragments in composition centre left -centre right " see that little/ hermitage/ the/car" " see that little/ hermitage/ the/ car/ we drive the deeper/ is genuine fairy/ splender".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed l.r, in pencil " 1978.1031.198.12".
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 78.1031.198.12