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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Tyler dining room 1985
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from 14 aluminium plates Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Impression: right to print
Edition: edition: 98; 18 artist's proofs; 7 colour trial proofs; 2 special prints; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II archive copy; cancellation proof
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 for continuous-tone lithography by Kenneth Tyler. Plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Roger Campbell and Funderburg. Printed using positive-working presensitized continous-tone aluminium plate where the image was drawn onto prepared acetate or Mylar sheets then printed using a flatbed offset lithographic press. During this method, the indirect impression is transferred from the printing element to the blanket cylinder and set off onto paper. Fourteen colours printed: yellow, pink, dark yellow, light blue, orange-brown, orange, red, yellow-ochre, medium blue-gray, dark brown, blue, dark blue, medium purple and black.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right., pencil "David Hockney 85"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "R.T.P"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "DH84-809"
Dimensions: sheet 81.2 h x 101.5 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Walker Arts Centre (1987), 278:DH65
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1986
Accession No: NGA 86.1865
Image rights: © David Hockney