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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

The Start of the Spending Spree 1961-63
Collection Title: No. 3 from the series A Rake's Progress
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 l.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, London.
Primary Insc: Signed l.r, pencil "David Hockney".
Secondary Insc: Numbered l.l, pencil. Titled l.l, black ink "A RAKE'S PROGRESS LONDON/ NEW YORK/ 1961-1962 PLATE No.3 THE START OF THE SPENDING SPREE AND THE DOOR OPENING FOR A BLONDE". Inscribed u.r, black ink "LADY CL" [fragment].
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), 16.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.824.5