David HOCKNEY, What is this Picasso? Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

What is this Picasso? 1976-77
Collection Title: the portfolio, 'The Blue Guitar', 1976-77, (No.20)
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Colour etching, softground etching and aquatint printed from two copper plates. Support: White mould-made Inveresk paper
Manufacturer's Mark: No manufacturers mark.
Impression: 99/200
Edition: Edition of 200; 35 proofs
Publisher: Petersburg Press Ltd
Place Published: London and New York.
Date Published: 1977

Edition Notes: Proofed by Maurice Payne. Printed by Dan Levy. Three colors printed: blue, red, green.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, pencil "David Hockney".
Secondary Insc: Numbered l.l, pencil.
Tertiary Insc: Verso: stamped bot.c, brown ink "The Blue Guitar What is This Picasso?"
Dimensions: plate 34.5 h x 42.5 w cm sheet 46.0 h x 53.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 197.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.1