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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

An image of Gregory 1984-85 Description: diptych - sheet A and sheet B

Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Title Notes: 043-120
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, collage colour lithograph printed from 29 aluminium plates, collage on two sheets of paper Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper; white, wove, handmade St. Armand paper; white, wove, handmade HMP paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] (Sheet A)
Impression: trial proof I/5
Edition: edition of 75, plus 18 artist's proofs; five trial proofs; three special proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy; cancellation copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York State, USA.
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Proofed and printed by Lee Funderburg and Roger Campbell. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Reeves, Strianese and Marabeth Cohen. (Sheet A): collage of three printed papers, cut, torn and adhered to the HMP backing sheet. (Sheet B): not a collage, is TGL paper. 27 colours printed: (Sheet A) pink, light pink, vermillion, light blue, blue, dark blue, gray, light brown, brown and red-brown (printed simultaneously). After the 3 printed papers were collaged, additional colours were printed: cyan blue, blue-gray, magenta, dark pink, ultramarine blue and black. (Sheet B): dark gray, cyan blue, brown, pink, light gray, light purple, light red, orange, dark purple, magenta and black.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "David Hockney 1984-5". (Sheet A)
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Trial Proof I" (sheet A)
Tertiary Insc: blindstamp lower right corner Tyler Graphics [hexagon] (heet A) verso (sheet A) : inscribed lower left corner "DH" [fragment] (possibly DH85-827?) blindstamp lower right corner Tyler Graphics [hexagon] (sheet B) verso (sheet B): inscribed lower left corner, pencil "DH85-827" and "TGL" verso (sheet B): inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Purple should be darker/ LINE - ARTIST'S GREY DD/ Ket Blue DD/ SLR II DD/ HANDS - FH PINK DD/ LEG GRAY DD/ PEUCE DD/ ROSE RED DD/ BLAZE OJ. DD/ PUT PURPLE DD"
Dimensions: comp overall 198.1 h x 88.9 w cm sheet A 81.0 h x 64.0 w cm sheet B 117.0 h x 89.2 w cm overall 198.0 h x 153.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 276.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.58.A-B