David Hockney (British, b. 1937)
Pembroke Studio Interior, 1984, edition of 70 plus proofs, printed and published by Tyler Graphics, Bedford Village, New York, 1985 (Tyler, 277:DH64). Signed and dated "David Hockney 84" in pencil l.r., numbered "65/70" in pencil l.l., publisher's dry stamp l.r., publisher's label affixed to the backing. Color lithograph on paper, sheet size 41 x 49 3/4 in. (104.2 x 126.3 cm), in the original frame hand-painted by the artist.
Condition: Deckled edges, rippling, floated within the frame, not examined out of frame.
N.B. Hockney is considered one of Britain's most dominant Pop artists, although it is a categorization that he denies. He is a virtual jack-of-all-trades, embracing new media - from acrylic paint to PhotoShop - and working as a painter, print maker, photographer, and even a set designer. Pembroke Studio Interior employs simple lines and a narrow color palette dominated by primaries. This in conjunction with a special experience that is both an homage to Picasso and bears a close kinship with the results of his own photo-collage work creates a Pop sensibility.
Unmounted, horizontal bulge along top edge where print is hinged to the mount. Minor surface grime/dust on the frame, small losses u.r. Because the print is housed in an original frame hand-painted by the artist, it cannot be examined out of frame. No additional issues to report.
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