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DAVID HOCKNEY b.1937
born in Bradford, United Kingdom 1937 (British)

Title: Geography Book (Félicité’s only view from abroad), from: Illustration for A Simple Heart of Gustave Flaubert, 1974

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

Paper size: 37.5 x 42 cm. / 14.7 x 16.5 in.
Image size: 22 x 23.5 cm. / 8.7 x 9.3 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 dated in pencil “74” [1974] next to the signature.
It is also hand numbered in pencil from the edition of 100, at the lower left margin.
There were also 23 artist’s proofs aside from the standard edition of 100.
This work was printed by Atelier Crommelynck, Paris was published by Petersburg Press, London and New York in 1974.

Note: Another impression of this subject is held in the collection of The National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Literature:
1. (1996). David Hockney: Catalogue Raisonné of the Prints 1954 – 1995. Tokyo: Museum of Contemporary Art.
Reference: M.C.A.T. 151
2. David Hockney Prints 1954-77, Petersburg Press for the Midland Art Group and the Scottish Arts Council, 1979
Reference: Scottish Arts Council 164

Condition: Good condition. A diagonal crease across the sheet with creasing in the lower image. Handling creases across the sheet. Remnants of hinging tape along the upper sheet edge, verso.