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David HOCKNEY

Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

An image of Gregory 1984-85 Description: sheet A of diprtych - top sheet

Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, collage colour lithograph printed from 29 aluminium plates, collage on two sheets of paper in specially designed lacquered wood frame Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper; white, wove, handmade St. Armand paper; white wove, handmade HMP paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Impression: trial proof II/5
Edition: edition 75; 18 artist's proofs; 5 trial proofs; three special proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II: archive copy; cancellation copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Proofed and printed by Lee Funderburg and Roger Campbell. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Reeves, Strianese and Marabeth Cohen. (Sheet A): collage of three printed papers, cut, torn and adhered to the HMP backing sheet. (Sheet A) pink, light pink, vermillion, light blue, blue, dark blue, gray, light brown, brown and red-brown (printed simultaneously). After the 3 printed papers were collaged, additional colours were printed: cyan blue, blue-gray, magenta, dark pink, ultramarine blue and black. The artist collaborated with Jerry Solomon Enterprises to create the specially designed, two-piece, sculptural wood frame finished in white and gray lacquers.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 1984-5"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Trial proof II"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 81.0 h x 64.0 w cm Frame 95.0 h x 78.6 w x 5.8 d cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 276
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.59.A
Image rights: © David Hockney