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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Hotel, Acatlan: first day 1984-1985 Description: diptych - Sheet A and Sheet B

Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Title Notes: 043-118
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 43 aluminium plates on two sheets of paper Support: white, wove, mould made, HMP paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof II
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, pencil "David Hockney 84/5" (sheet B)
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "Colour trial proof II" (sheet A)
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "3/18" more image" (sheet A) embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] (sheet B) verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "CTP II" [vertically] and "DH84-792" (sheet B) verso (sheet A) : inscibed centre left, pencil "FLOOR - RED M DBSD/ COLS YELLOW MIX 1 DD/ YELLOW SUN - JUANE 002 DD/ TREES - MIX P DD/ BEAMS - MIX A BROWN DD/ TREE LEAVES - G2 DD/ COL-BASES MIX 2 DD - SKY + TRIM - MIX Z SD/ LEFT TREE LEAVES - MIX CDD/ POTS VIOLET ROUGE ET VALENTINE RED SPLIT ROLL DD/ GRASS - YELLOW GREEN MIX 1 DD/ COL/TOPS - MIX XY2 DD/ COLS BLUE TT DD/ PERM YELLOW - SD" verso (sheet B): inscribed centre left, pencil "FLOOR -RED M DBSD/ GRASS - YELLOW GREEN MIS I DD/ MIDDLE PLANTS -GZ DD/ BASES - MIX 2 DD/ 2 TREES - GREEN C DD/ DOOR DOOR GREEN DD/ PALM MIX MT DD/ POTS MIX BSM DD/ YELLOW - JUANE 002 DD/ COLUMNS TOP MIX XY2 DD/ COLS - BLUE TT DD/ PASTEL YELLOW SD"
Dimensions: comp A 67.0 h x 92.8 w cm comp B 66.2 h x 91.6 w cm sheet A 75.0 h x 96.8 w cm sheet B 74.8 h x 96.6 w cm overall 75.0 h x 193.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Center (1987), 279DH66.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.601.3.A-B