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David HOCKNEY

Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Hotel Acatlan: first day 1984-85 Description: Diptych - Sheet A and Sheet B

Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 43 aluminium plates printed on two sheets of paper Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: unsigned proof in trial frame
Edition: edition: 70; 18 artist's proofs; 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: Preparation for continuous- tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg. 24 colours printed on two sheets of paper: medium yellow, yellow, light yellow, brown, red, yellow-green, green, dark green, medium green, blue, medium blue, light green (left sheet only), light green and viridian (printed simultaneously on right sheet only), gray-green, dark blue, brown, tan, magenta (right sheet only), violet (left sheet only), dark red (left sheet only), gray-red, dark magenta, ultramarine blue and black.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: Sheet A 73.2 h x 93.8 w cm Sheet B 72.8 h x 93.8 w cm Overall 73.2 h x 187.9 w cm Frame 159.6 h x 195.6 w x 5.0 d cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Center (1987), 279DH66.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.601.6.A-B