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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: 043-117
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 43 aluminium plates on two sheets of paper Support: white, wove, handmade, HMP paper
Manufacturer's Mark: Watermark: verso lower left corner, "HMP" [vertically] (sheet B)
Impression: colour trial proof I
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 I" (sheet A)
Tertiary Insc: verso (sheet A): inscribed centre left, pencil "COLS YELLOW MIX 1 DD/ WALLS - JUANE 002 DD/ TREES - MIX 'R' DD/ BEAMS - MIX T DD/ RIGHT TREE LEAVES - 62 DD/ COL BASES - MIX 2 DD - SKY + TRIM - MIX Z SD/ SPLIT ROLL DOOR + LEAVES - GREEN DOOR, MIX i/ 3 PLANTS - MIX MT DD/ POTS - SPLIT - VALENTINE RED/ VIOLET ROUGE DD" verso (sheet B): inscribed lower left corner, pencil "CTPI" [vertically] and "DH84-792"
Dimensions: comp A 67.4 h x 91.4 w cm comp B 67.4 h x 91.4 w cm sheet A 74.6 h x 96.8 w cm sheet B 73.8 h x 94.6 w cm overall 74.6 h x 191.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Center (1987), 279DH66.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.601.2.A-B