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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Views of hotel well I 1984
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 16 aluminium plates, crayon, handpainted frame Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: working proof (F)
Edition: edition 75; 14 artist's proofs; four trial proofs; two special proofs; working proof; 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: Mount Kisco, New York
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Preparation work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Sixteen colours printed from sixteen aluminium plates: yellow, yellow-orange, pink, blue, light blue, dark blue-green, yellow-green, medium blue green, vermillion, medium red, transparent blue-violet, dark purple-blue, brown, ultramarine blue, dark red, and black. The frame has been specially designed by the artist and made by Jerry Solomon Enterprises. It is handpainted by the artist with yellow, red, pink, blue, white, and black acrylic paint on all four sides.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 1984"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "work proof"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
Dimensions: sheet 73.8 h x 99.6 w cm Frame 80.6 h x 106.2 w x 4.2 d cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 272; Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1985; Walker Art Centre (1987), 280.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.710.1