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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

The Gospel Singing (Good People Madison Sq. Garden) 1961-63
Collection Title: No. 2a from the series A Rake's Progress
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, Intaglio Colour etching and aquatint printed 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: blak, red. Published in association with the Royal College of Art.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, pencil "David Hockney".
Secondary Insc: Numbered l.l, pencil. Titled c.r, black ink "A RAKE'S PROGRESS LONDON/ NEW YORK/ 1961-1962 PLATE No.2a THE GOSPEL SINGING (GOOD PEOPLE MADISON SQ. GARDEN]". Inscribed u.r.corner, red ink "HEAVEN". Inscribed l.c, black ink "GOD IS LOVE".
Tertiary Insc: Blindstamp l.r, Editions Alecto [ea].
Dimensions: plate 30.0 h x 40.0 w cm sheet 50.0 h x 62.7 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 15.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.824.4