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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: 043-122
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: no manufacturer's mark.
Impression: colour trial proof II
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 II" (sheet A)
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] (sheet B) verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "DH84-793" (sheet B) verso: inscribed lower right corner, pencil "CTPII" (sheet B)
Dimensions: Sheet A 75.0 h x 95.6 w cm Sheet B 75.0 h x 95.6 w cm Overall 75.0 h x 191.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Centre (1987), 283
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.602.2.A-B