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David HOCKNEY

Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Walking past two chairs 1984-86
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, stencil colour lithograph, screenprint, from 19 plates and two screens, crayon, tusche, hand-painted frame, acrylic. plexiglass sheet with screenprint and lithography Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper. Ash wood hand-painted frame, irregularly shaped. Plexiglass sheet,
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof II (F)
Edition: edition: 38; 14 artist's proofs; 4 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: New York
Date Published: 1986

Edition Notes: Papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Preparation for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. screen preparation by Strianese. Proofing and edition printing by Reeves and Strianese. 27 colour lithograph (including 5 frame colours), screenprint (on one paper and one Plexiglass sheet) with handpainted frame printed from 19 aliminium plates and 2 screens. The printing sequence for the paper sheet was as follows: light brown, light yellow, transparent dark yellow, light green, and light grey: dark green and yellow ochre (printed simultaneously); magenta, red, orange, dark orange, light orange, dark brown, transparent green, blue, black and yellow. The printing sequence for the plexiglass sheet was as follows: magenta (screenprinted); purple, ultramarine blue, black (lithograph, aluminium plates); white (screen).
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "David Hockney 1984-86"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "Trial proof II"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 56.4 h x 100.0 w cm Frame 10.4 d
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 275. Tyler Graphics print documentation, 1985.
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.712