David HOCKNEY, The Buzzing of the Blue Guitar Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

The Buzzing of the Blue Guitar 1976-77
Collection Title: the 'Blue Guitar', 1966-67, (No.8)
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching, softground etching printed in colour from 2 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. 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 The Buzzing of the Blue Guitar".
Dimensions: (plate) 42.6 h x 34.8 w cm (sheet) 52.8 h x 46.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 185.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.13