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David HOCKNEY

Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

White porcelain 1985-86
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Title Notes: 043-147
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio colour lithograph, etching and aquatint printed from eight aluminium plates and one copper plate, crayon Support: white, wove, handmade HMP paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark : verso lower left corner, "HMP".
Impression: 1/80
Edition: edition of 80; 16 artist's proofs; three colour trial proofs; special 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: 1986

Edition Notes: Nine colours printed: two yellows, red, green, purple, violet, blue, two blacks. A nine colour lithograph, etching, aquatint printed from one copper and eight aluminium plates in the following order: light yellow, dark yellow, red. green, purple, violet, blue and black (each printed separately, lithograph, aluminium plates; black (etching, aquatint, copper plate). Prep work for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler, aluminium plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Copper plate preparation, processing and proofing by Rodney Konopaki and Bob Cross. Editionprinting by Konopaki.
Primary Insc: signed and dated, lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 1985-86"
Secondary Insc: numbered lower left corner, pencil "1/80"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: lower left corner, pencil "DH85-8" [fragment]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 48.0 h x 56.2 w cm
Cat Raisonné: CCGA (1995), 12-051; TGL print documentation, 1986
Acknowledgement: Purchased with the assistance of the Orde Poynton Fund 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.714.1