Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Amaryllis in vase 1984
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Title Notes: 043-081
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from ten aluminium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof III/9
Edition: edition of 80, plus 16 artist's proofs; nine trial proofs; two special proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy; cancellation copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Preparation for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Printed using positive-working presensitized continous-tone aluminium plate where the image was drawn onto prepared acetate or Mylar sheets then printed using a flatbed offset lithographic press. During this method, the indirect impression is transferred from the printing element to the blanket cylinder and set off onto paper. Ten colours printed: light violet-red, pink, medium red, yellow-orange, blue-green, blue, violet-magenta, black, dark blue and black.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil " David Hockney 84"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "Trial proof III"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop inscribed lower left, pencil "Before the leaves deletion" verso: inscribed lower left, pecnil "DH84-812"
Dimensions: comp 116.0 h x 83.2 w cm sheet 127.0 h x 91.4 w cm Frame 145.5 h x 120.0 w x 4.5 d cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 266, TGL print documentation, 1985; Walker Arts Centre (1987), 272:DH59
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.51
Image rights: © David Hockney