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David HOCKNEY

Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Lithograph of water made of thick and thin lines and a light blue and a dark blue wash 1978-80 Title Notes: 040-014
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from three stones and three aluminium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: lower right corner, Tyler Graphics hexagon
Edition State: Sixth state edition
Impression: unsigned proof
Edition: edition: 34; 10 artist's proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1980

Edition Notes: One of two such unsigned proofs in the Tyler gift. Pencil markings. Six colours printed: light cyan blue (stone), medium cyan blue (stone), cyan blue (aluminium plate), dark green (stone), transparent cyan blue (aluminium plate) and transparent cyan blue (aluminium plate). Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Kim Halliday. Stone and plate preparation, processing and proofing by Kenneth Tyler. Photo plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell, Funderburg and Tyler.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "OK/ If/ I-6"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner and lower right corner, pencil "DH78-474F"
Dimensions: comp 50.8 h x 69.4 w cm sheet 66.0 h x 87.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Tyler Graphics print documentation 1980. MCA Tokyo (1996), 208; Walker Art Centre (1987), 251.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1221.19