David HOCKNEYPETERSBURG PRESS, The Blue Guitar Enlarge 1 /1

David HOCKNEY

Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

PETERSBURG PRESS

London, England

publisher (organisation)

The Blue Guitar 1976-77
Collection Title: the 'Blue Guitar', 1966-67, (No.1)
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Colour soft-ground etching, aquatint printed from two 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
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.l, pencil. Inscribed in image c, blue and red ink "THE BLUE GUITAR ETCHINGS BY DAVID HOCKNEY WHO WAS INSPIRED BY WALLACE STEVENS WHO WAS INSPIRED BY PABLO PICASSO".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: stamped bot.c, brown ink "The Blue Guitar Title".
Dimensions: plate 42.6 h x 34.6 w cm sheet 52.2 h x 45.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 178.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1977
Accession No: NGA 77.177.20