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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
Title Notes: 043-111
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 16 aluminium plates, crayon, tusche with additional drawing in crayon, handpainted frame Support: white, wove, machine mould-made TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial 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: 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, 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 "Trial proof"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso frame: inscribed centre, Tyler Graphics Workshop sticker verso frame: inscribed upper right, Tate Gallery exhibition sticker, [Image details] and "Exhibition: 24 March - 11 May 1986/ Cat. No: 19"
Dimensions: comp 64.0 h x 89.6 w cm sheet 74.2 h x 100.0 w cm Frame 83.8 h x 109.2 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 2002.1.710.2