born in Bradford, United Kingdom 1937 (British)

Title: A Moving Still Life, from: The Blue Guitar, 1976

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint in Colours on Inveresk Paper

Paper size: 52.8 x 46 cm. / 21x 18 in.
Image size: 42.5 34.5 cm. / 16.7 x 13.6 in.

Additional Information: This original etching and aquatint is hand signed in pencil by the artist “David Hockney” at the lower right margin.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 200, at the lower left margin. There were also 35 artist’s proofs hand-signed and numbered with Roman numerals aside from the standard edition of 200.
This composition is the 18th from the series of 20 for “The Blue Guitar”.
This work was printed by Maurice Payne of the Petersburg Press, London and was published by Petersburg Press, London in 1977.
The title is stamped in ink at the centre of the lower margin, verso.
Other impressions of this subject are held in the collections of Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York and The National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Provenance: Private Collection, Melbourne, Australia.

1. (1996). David Hockney: Catalogue Raisonné of the Prints 1954 – 1995. Tokyo: Museum of Contemporary Art.
Reference: M.C.A.T. 195
2. David Hockney Prints 1954-77, Petersburg Press for the Midland Art Group and the Scottish Arts Council, 1979
Reference: Scottish Arts Council 216

Condition: Excellent condition. Remnants of hinging tape, verso.