David HOCKNEY, Tick it, Tock it, Turn it True Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Tick it, Tock it, Turn it True 1976-77
Collection Title: the portfolio, 'The Blue Guitar', 1976-77, (No.15)
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching, softground etching, aquatint printed in colour from 2 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 Prawatt Laucharoen, New York. Five colours printed: blue, red, green, yellow, black.
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 Tick it, Tock it, Turn it True".
Dimensions: (plate) 42.5 h x 34.5 w cm (sheet) 53.0 h x 46.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 192.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.6