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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Hotel, Acatlan: first day 1984-5 Description: diptych - Sheet A and Sheet B

Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Title Notes: 043-119
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 43 aluminium plates on two sheets of paper Support: white, wove, HMP paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof III
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: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 84/5" (sheet B)
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] (sheet B) verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "DH84-792" and "CTPIII" (sheet B) verso (sheet A) inscribed lower left corner, pencil (sheet A) "FLOOR - RED IN DBSD / COLUMS - YELLOW MIX I DD/ WALLS - JUANE 002 DD/ TREE - MIX R DD/ BEAMS - MIX T DD/ RIGHT TREE LEAVES - G2 DD/ COL.BASES - MIX Z DD SKY + TRIM - MIX Z SD/ LEFT TREE LEAVES - GREEN MIX C DD/ 3 PLANTS - MIX MT DD/ POTS - SPLIT VIOLET ROUGE, VALENTAINE RED DD/ CHAIR BSM DD/ COL TOPS MIX XYZ DD/ WALLS - PASTEL YELLOW". verso (sheet B): inscribed centre left, pencil "FLOOR RED M DBSD/ COLUMNS - YELLOW MIX I DD/ WALLS - JUANE 002 DD/ TREES - MIX 'R' DD/ GRASS - YELLOW GREEN MIX 2 DD/ BEAMS - MIX T DD/ MIDDLE PLANTS - MIX G2 DD/ BASES - MIX 2 DD/ 2 TREES - GREEN C DD/ DOOR DOOR GREEN DD/ POTS MIX BSM DD/ COLS/TOP MIX XYZ DD/ COLS-BLUE TT SD/ WALLS PASTEL YELLOW SD"
Dimensions: Sheet A 75.4 h x 96.6 w cm Sheet B 75.0 h x 96.6 w cm Overall 75.4 h x 193.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Center (1987), 279DH66.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.601.4.A-B