David HOCKNEY, Hotel, Acatlan: two weeks later Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Hotel, Acatlan: two weeks later 1985 Description: diptych - Sheet A and Sheet B

Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 41 aluminium plates on two sheets of paper Support: two sheets of white, wove, handmade HMP paper
Impression: 2/98
Edition: edition 98; 20 artist's proofs; three 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. 21 colours printed from 41 aluminium plates on two sheets of paper: light yellow, transparent green, dark yellow, light red, medium red, medium green, dark green, dark red, transparent brown, light blue, cyan blue, purple, medium blue, dark brown (right sheet only), light orange, pink, transparent violet, transparent purple, transparent yellow, dark blue, ultramarine blue. Framed in powdercoated white wood.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 1985" (Sheet B)
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left corner, pencil "2/98" (Sheet A)
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] (Sheet B)
Dimensions: sheet A 73.0 h x 94.6 w cm sheet B 73.0 h x 94.8 w cm overall 73.0 h x 189.4 w cm Frame 83.0 h x 197.0 w x 4.5 d cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 271; Walker Art Centre (1987), 286; Tyler Graphics Documentation (1985)
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.89.A-B
Image rights: © David Hockney