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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
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" (Sheet A)
Impression: trial proof
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 1984" (sheet B)
Secondary Insc: inscribed, lower left corner, pencil "Trial proof" (sheet A)
Tertiary Insc: verso (Sheet A): inscribed lower left corner, pencil "4/24/85/ Trial proof before green leaves were deleted - / SHADOW GREEN DD" verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "TT. TOP DD/ SHADOW GREEN DD" and "TP" (Sheet B) verso: inscribed lower left, pencil "DH84-792" (Sheet B)
Dimensions: comp A 66.6 h x 90.6 w cm comp B 66.6 h x 90.6 w cm sheet A 73.8 h x 94.0 w cm sheet B 73.8 h x 94.0 w cm overall 73.8 h x 188.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Center (1987), 279DH66.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.601.1.A-B