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Great Britain born 1937

  • working in the United States of America

An image of Gregory 1984-85 Description: diptych - Sheet A and Sheet B

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, collage colour lithograph printed from 29 aluminium plates, collage on two sheets of paper in specially designed lacquered wood frame Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper; white, wove, handmade St. Armand paper; white wove, handmade HMP paper
Impression: trial proof II/5
Edition: edition of 75, plus 18 artist's proofs; 5 trial proofs; three 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: 1985

Edition Notes: papermaking by Steve Reeves and Tom Strianese. Proofed and printed by Lee Funderburg and Roger Campbell. Preparation and adhering of collage elements by Reeves, Strianese and Marabeth Cohen. (Sheet A): collage of three printed papers, cut, torn and adhered to the HMP backing sheet. (Sheet B): not a collage, is TGL paper. 27 colours printed: (Sheet A) pink, light pink, vermillion, light blue, blue, dark blue, gray, light brown, brown and red-brown (printed simultaneously). After the 3 printed papers were collaged, additional colours were printed: cyan blue, blue-gray, magenta, dark pink, ultramarine blue and black. (Sheet B): dark gray, cyan blue, brown, pink, light gray, light purple, light red, orange, dark purple, magenta and black. The artist collaborated with Jerry Solomon Enterprises to create the specially designed, two-piece, sculptural wood frame finished in white and gray lacquers.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right corner, pencil "David Hockney 1984-5" (Sheet A)
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "Trial proof II" (Sheet A)
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, Tyler Graphics chop [hexagon] (Sheet A and Sheet B)
Dimensions: comp overall 198.1 h x 88.9 w cm sheet A 81.0 h x 64.0 w cm sheet B 117.0 h x 89.2 w cm Frame A 95.0 h x 78.6 w cm Frame B 132.0 h x 104.0 w cm overall 227.0 h x 182.6 w cm
Cat Raisonné: MCA Tokyo (1996), 276
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.59.A-B
Image rights: © David Hockney