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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

The Election Campaign (with Dark Message) 1961-63
Collection Title: No. 5 from 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 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, 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.5 THE ELECTION CAMPAIGN (WITH DARK MESSAGE). Inscribed u.r.corner, red ink "VOTE PRIMARY DAY SEPTEMBER 7TH etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc etc". Inscribed l.r.corner, black ink "BAR CLOSED".
Tertiary Insc: Blindstamp l.r, Editions Alecto [ea].
Dimensions: plate 49.0 h x 27.5 w cm sheet 50.0 h x 62.0 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 20.
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.824.9