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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

Amaryllis in vase 1984
Collection Title: the 'Moving focus' series 1984-87
Title Notes: 043-079
Place made: Bedford Village, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic colour lithograph printed from ten aluminium plates Support: white, wove, handmade TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: trial proof I/9
Edition: edition of 80, plus 16 artist's proofs; nine trial proofs; two special proofs; right to print; printer's proof I; printer's proof II; archive copy; cancellation copy
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1984

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. Ten colours printed: light violet-red, pink, medium red, yellow-orange, blue-green, blue, violet-magenta, black, dark blue and black.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "David Hockney 84"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left, pencil "Trial proof I (before blue leaves deletion without black)"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner Tyler Graphics chop verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "DH84-812" verso: inscribed centre left, pencil "ROSE RED DD/ DH PINK DD/ HOOSIER [?] RED DD/ CW BLUE VASE - DD/ MIX G DD/ CRM BLUE DD/ Dull Black Hand Roll DD"
Dimensions: comp 116.0 h x 83.2 w cm sheet 127.0 h x 91.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 266, TGL print documentation, 1985; Walker Arts Centre (1987), 272:DH59
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.560