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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Receiving the Inheritance 1961-63
Collection Title: the series 'A Rake's Progress', 1961-63, (No.1a)
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Colour etching and aquatint printed in colour from one zinc plate. Support: Off-white, 44lb Crisbrook Royal Hotpress paper by J Barcham Green.
Manufacturer's Mark: Verso: watermark u.l.corner J Barcham Green [JBG sheild]
Impression: 27/50
Edition: Edition of 50; 10 proofs
Place Published: London, UK.
Date Published: 1963

Edition Notes: Printed by C.W. Welch, London Proofed by David Hockney, RCA, London. Two colours printed: black, red. Published in association with the Royal College of Art.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, pencil "David Hockney".
Secondary Insc: Numbered l.r, pencil. Titled l.l, black ink "A RAKE'S PROGRESS LONDON/ NEW YORK/ 1961-1962 PLATE No.1a RECEIVING THE INHERITANCE". Inscribed c.l, black ink "myself and my heroes" [upside-down].
Tertiary Insc: Blindstamp l.r, Edition Alecto [ea].
Dimensions: plate 30.2 h x 40.4 w cm sheet 49.4 h x 62.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 13.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.824.2