David HOCKNEY, The Glass Mountain Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

The Glass Mountain 1969
Collection Title: No.29 from Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm
Title Notes: An illustration for "Old Rinkrank".
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Etching, soft-ground etching from one copper plate. Support: White, rag waterleaf and hotpressed paper made by W.S. Hodgkinson of Bath.
Manufacturer's Mark: No manufacturers mark.
Impression: 49/100
Edition: From edition D.
Publisher: Petersburg Press Ltd
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1970

Edition Notes: Proofed by Maurice Payne. Printed by Piet Clement at the Print Shop, Amsterdam.. There are four editions of 100 numbered A-D with each edition containing 6 loose prints. A portfolio edition of 100 with 15 AP's was also printed.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, pencil "David Hockney".
Tertiary Insc: Verso: inscribed bot.c, brown ink "[illegible] D. 49/100".
Dimensions: plate 31.6 h x 31.0 w cm sheet 45.5 h x 31.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 95.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.484.2.1