David HOCKNEY, A Tune Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

A Tune 1976-77
Collection Title: the 'Blue Guitar', 1966-67, (No.3)
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Colour etching, aquatint printed from two steel-faced copper plates. Support: White, mould-made, Inveresk paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: No manufacturers mark.
Impression: 99/100
Edition: edition of 200, plus 35 proofs
Publisher: Petersburg Press Ltd
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1977

Edition Notes: Proofed by Maurice Payne. Printed by Prawatt Laucharoen. Five colours printed: black, blue, red, yellow, 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 A Tune".
Dimensions: plate 34.6 h x 42.6 w cm sheet 46.0 h x 52.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 180.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.18