- working in the United States of America
The Blue Guitar
Collection Title: the 'Blue Guitar', 1966-67, (No.1)
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.
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".
plate 42.6 h x 34.6 w cm sheet 52.2 h x 45.8 w cm
: MCA Tokyo (1996), 178.
: Purchased 1977 Accession No
: NGA 77.177.20