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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Still life study 1985 Description: One of five cellulose acetate sheets taped together

Collection Title: Once part of a cellulose acetate 'sketchbook'
Materials & Technique: drawings, cellulose acetate sheet taken from 'sketchbook' painted cellulose acetate sheet Support: cellulose acetate sheet
Manufacturer's Mark: No manufacturer's mark
Impression: unique
Edition: Never made into a printing elements
Place Published: Not editioned. Not published.

Edition Notes: This group of five Mylar sheets were once part of a Mylar 'sketchbook' put together by Kenneth Tyler for Hockney to use whilst travelling. The Mylar sketchbooks allowed Hockney to draw and paint 'in situ' whilst simultaneously creating the colour seperations required for printing. As a group, these five painted Mylars make up the work entitled "Still life study". However, these Mylars were never made into printing elements. Six colours painted: Sheet A: green. Sheet B: red and blue. Sheet C: magenta and pink. Sheet D: blue. Sheet E: no paint.
Primary Insc: No inscriptions
Dimensions: comp and sheet 118.0 h x 115.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.1048.A-E