David HOCKNEY, On It may Stay his Eye Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

On It may Stay his Eye 1976-77
Collection Title: the portfolio, 'The Blue Guitar', 1976-77, (No.17)
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Colour hardground etching, softground etching, aquatint printed from two steel-faced 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: New York, USA.
Date Published: 1977

Edition Notes: Proofed by Maurice Payne. Printed by Jennifer Melby. Three colours 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 Discord Merely Magnifies"
Dimensions: plate 34.8 h x 42.4 w cm sheet 46.0 h x 52.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.4