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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Hotel Acatlan: second day 1984-85 Description: diptych - sheet A and sheet B

Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Title Notes: 043-124
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 48 aluminium plates on two sheets of paper Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: embossed upper left corner, "ST. ARMAND PAPIERS. FAIT MAID" (sheet A)
Impression: colour trial proof IV
Edition: Edition 98; 20 artist's proofs; four trial proofs; four colour trial proofs; two 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: papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Preparation for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler, plate prep and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg. 28 colours printed from 48 aluminium plates: light pink, medium pink, dark pink (right sheet only), light yellow, medium green, light brown (left sheet only), red-brown (right sheet only), red-gray, orange, light blue, violet, blue-gray (left sheet only), red and dark red (printed simultaneously), dark brown, magenta, dark red (left sheet only), blue, turquoise green, tansparent cyan blue, transparent yellow, yellow-ochre, yellow green, dark green (left sheet only), transparent green and dark green (printed simultaneously), transparent purple, dark purple and black.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 1984-5" (sheet B)
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner pencil "Colour trial proof III" (sheet A)
Tertiary Insc: verso (sheet A): inscribed centre left, pencil "PINK MIX 1 SD, DIL BLUE - 2 DD, TREES - MIX K DB SD, LEAVES - JUANE OO2 DISD, COLS - YELLOW MIX 1 DD, LEAVES - MIX 1 DB SD, GREEN DOOR DD, ARCH/POT SPLIT - HOTRED MIX 1/VALENTINE RED, GROUND - RED GRAY MIX SD, PINK MIX A DD, GROUND VIOLET A SD, PATH STONE ORANGE DD [very faint], BRUN VAN DYCK DD. verso: (sheet B): inscribed centre left, pencil "1 PINK MIX 1SD, 2 DK BLUE - MIX 2 DD, 3 TREES - MIX T DD, X 4 YELLOW GRASS - JUANE OO2 SD, X 5 COLS - YELLOW MIX 1 DD, 6 TRIM - BLUE AA DO, 7 LEAVES - MIX I DS SD, 8 GRASS MIX G DD, 9 POT LEAVES. VALENTINE VIOLET ROVG 3 DD SPUT, 10 GROUND - RED GRAY MIX SD, 11 MAGENTA - MIX ADD, 12 BLUE OUTLINE BLUE MIX ADD, 13 JV YELLOW FLAT DD, 14 TREE SHADDOW - BRUN VAN DYCK DD, 15 DK PINK SHADOW (sic) DD, 16 MIX 1 yel green 3D". embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] (sheet B) verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "CTPIV" (sheet B)
Dimensions: sheet A 74.8 h x 96.8 w cm sheet B 74.8 h x 95.8 w cm overall 74.8 h x 192.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Centre (1987), 283
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.602.4.A-B