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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

An image of Celia 1984-86
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Title Notes: 043-126
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil, collage colour lithograph, screenprint, collage, with a hand-painted frame printed from two screens and 33 aluminium plates. Support: white handmade TGL paper, light-tan handmade TGL paper and mould-made German Etching papers
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: artist's proof XI/18 (F)
Edition: edition of 40, plus trial proof; two special proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1986

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Proofing and edition printing of lithograph by Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing of screenprint by Reeves and Strianese. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Reeves and Strianese. 42 colours (incl. 3 coloured papers and 4 frame colours). The following colours were printed on 3 sheets of white paper (each colour printed separately from an aluminium plate): light red, blue, light gray, pink, green, ultramarine blue, medium red, dark gray, light cyan blue, dark red, medium green, orange, dark green, dark blue, red, black light ultramarine blue, tan, brown, red, dark red, green, blue, pink, black, light red, medium red, dark red, light red. After printing, the printed papers were cut into collage elements and additional black, tan and white were cut.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 1984-86"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "AP XI/XVIII"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] [Tyler graphics sticker on centre back]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 151.1 h x 104.1 w cm Frame 168.9 h x 121.0 w x 5.6 d cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 277. Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1985
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.94
Image rights: © David Hockney