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David HOCKNEY

Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Views of hotel well I 1984
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph, crayon Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I/4
Edition: edition 75; 14 artist's proofs; four trial proofs; two special proofs; working proof; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy; cancellation copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Preparation work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. 16 colours printed: yellow, yellow-orange, pink, blue, light blue, dark blue-green, yellow-green, medium blue-green, vermillion, medium red, transparent blue-violet, dark purple-blue, brown, ultramarine blue, dark red and black.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "David Hockney 1984"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil 'Trial Proof I'
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] inscribed lower left, pencil "(Color order" 1 red, 2, brown, 3 green, 4 yellow green, 5 yellow orange, 6 dark blue, 7 blue green, 8 medium blue, 9 black) / trial plates: red, brown, dark blue and black." verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "DH84-791" verso: insribed lower centre, pencil "1 BRICK RED FLOOR + ARCH/ 2 TREE BROWN DB SD/ 3 TREE GREEN DB SB/ 4 YELLOW GREEN MIX 1 SD/ 5 YELLOW MIX 1 DD/ 6 FOUNTAIN BLUE MIX C SD 4 SPEED/ 7 BASE - BLUE B, DD/ 8 SKY BLUE MIX D DD"
Dimensions: comp 63.0 h x 91.0 w cm sheet 75.0 h x 100.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 272; Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1985; Walker Art Centre (1987), 280.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.710.5