David HOCKNEY, Views of hotel well II Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Views of hotel well II 1985
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 13 aluminium plates, crayon, tusche Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I/1 (F)
Edition: edition 75; 14 artist's proofs; trial proof; 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: 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. 14 colours printed in the edition: light yellow, orange-yellow, blue, red, blue-green, medium blue, dark red, orange-brown and dark brown (printed simultaneously), magenta, purple, dark blue, black and light blue. Framed in a black laminated wood frame.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 85"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "Trial proof I"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
Dimensions: comp 59.6 h x 76.4 w cm sheet 63.5 h x 81.3 w x 3.6 d cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 273. Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1985
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.92
Image rights: © David Hockney