David HOCKNEY, Franco - American Mail Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Franco - American Mail 1976-77
Collection Title: the 'Blue Guitar', 1966-67, (No.5)
Place made: New York, New York, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching, softground etching, aquatint 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 Jennifer Melby. Three colours: black, blue, red.
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 Franco - American Mail".
Dimensions: (plate) 34.6 h x 42.6 w cm (sheet) 46.0 h x 52.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 182.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.16