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The Drinking Scene
Collection Title: No. 4 from the series A Rake's Progress
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 l.l.corner, J Barcham Green [JBG sheild].
Edition: Edition of 50; 10 proofs
Publisher: EDITIONS ALECTO
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 u.r.corner, red ink "A RAKE'S PROGRESS LONDON/ NEW YORK/ 1961-1962 PLATE No.4 THE DRINKING SCENE".
Inscribed c.l, inverse black ink "BE" [fragment].
Tertiary Insc: Blindstamp l.r, Editions Alecto [ea].
plate 30.0 h x 40.2 w cm sheet 49.6 h x 61.6 w cm
: MCA Tokyo (1996), 18.
: Purchased 1973 Accession No
: NGA 73.824.7