David HOCKNEY, The perspective lesson Enlarge 1 /1


Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

The perspective lesson 1985
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Title Notes: 043-138
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from four aluminium plates Support: grey, wove, handmade, HMP paper.
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I
Edition: edition 50; 15 artist's proofs; two trial proofs; two 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: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Bedford Village, New York.
Date Published: 1985

Edition Notes: Proofed and printed by Roger Campbell and Lee Funderburg. Four colours printed: black, yellow, blue, red using a positive-working presentitized continuous-tone aluminium plate where the image was drawn/printed onto prepared acetate or Mylar sheets.pPrinted using a flatbed offset lithography press.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 85".
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Trial proof I".
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "DH85-830" verso: inscribed lower right, pencil "SN BLACK DD PSW BLUE CHERRY RED".
Dimensions: comp and sheet 76.2 h x 56.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Centre (1987), 284; Tyler Graphics Documentation (1985)
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.700
Image rights: © David Hockney