David HOCKNEY, The Old Guitarist Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

The Old Guitarist 1976-77
Collection Title: the 'Blue Guitar', 1966-67, (No.2)
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Colour hardground 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. Three colours printed: blue, red, green.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, pencil "David Hockney".
Secondary Insc: Numbered l.l.corner, pencil. Inscribed in image top.c, red ink "PABLO PICASSO Spanish 1881".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: stamped bot.c, brown ink "The Blue Guitar The Old Guitarist"
Dimensions: plate 34.5 h x 42.5 w cm sheet 46.0 h x 53.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA, Tokyo (1996), 179.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.19