David HOCKNEY, Etching is the Subject Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Etching is the Subject 1976-77
Collection Title: the 'Blue Guitar', 1966-67, (No.14)
Place made: London, Greater London, England
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: London, UK.
Date Published: 1970

Edition Notes: Proofed by Maurice Payne. Printed by Dan Levy. Three colours printed: green, red, blue.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, pencil "David Hockney".
Secondary Insc: Numbered l.l, pencil. Inscribed in image top.c, blue ink "No 116 1/2"
Tertiary Insc: Verso: stamped, bot.c, brown ink "The Blue Guitar Etching is the subject".
Dimensions: (plate) 34.8 h x 42.6 w cm (sheet) 45.8 h x 52.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.7