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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Pembroke studio interior 1984
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from nine aluminium plates Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon].
Impression: colour trial proof
Edition: edition of 70, plus 18 artist's proofs, two trial proofs, two colour trial proofs, three special proofs, 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: First of two CTP's gifted by Kenneth Tyler 2002. Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Proofing and printing by Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg. Ten colours printed in editioned work - yellow-ochre, yellow, light yellow, red, blue-gray, blue-green, blue (image drawn printed onto prepared acetate or Mylar sheets and an indirect impression transferred from the printing element to the blacnket cylinder and set onto paper using a flatbed offset lithography press), dark red and magenta (multiple inking technique using offset lithography or Vandercook press where the colours were separated in ink fountain and printed), black.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 84"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Colour trial proof"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: lower left corner, pencil "DH85-820" verso: inscribed centre left, pencil "GRAY LINES - AGW DD, BLUE LINES - MIX "WURM" DD, SN BLACK DD, POW BROWN DD, SPLIT FRAME + CHAIR - YO+ HO DD, [scribble mark] - JUANE 002 DD - FLOWERS - ROSE 020 DD, Juane 003 DD, OP WHITET Manganese CACI"
Dimensions: sheet 104.9 h x 131.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Centre (1987), 277; Tyler Graphics Documentation (1985)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.671