David HOCKNEY, It picks it's way Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

It picks it's way 1976-77
Collection Title: the 'Blue Guitar', 1966-67, (No.4)
Place made: London, Greater London, England
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: London, UK
Date Published: 1977

Edition Notes: Proofed by Maurice Payne. Printed by Richard Spare. Two colours printed: blue, red.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, pencil "David Hockney".
Secondary Insc: Numbered l.r, pencil.
Tertiary Insc: Verso: stamped bot.c., brown ink "The Blue Guitar It Picks Its Way".
Dimensions: plate 34.8 h x 42.6 w cm sheet 45.8 h x 52.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA, Tokyo (1996), 181.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.17