Corpses On Fire

Corpses On Fire is an original artwork realized in 1969 by the famous artist David Hockney.

Black and white etching, drypoint and aquatint on wove paper. The artwork is glued on cardboard (49.5 x 36 cm).

Hand-signed in pencil on the lower right.

In excellent conditions. Provenance label on the back (Galerie Blickensdorff, Berlin).

The artwork is the plate n. 22 from ‘The Boy Who Left Home to Learn Fear’ in Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm. From the unsigned edition of 400 plus 15 artist proofs. The etching plates were hand-drawn by David Hockney in London between May and November 1969, proofed by Maurice Payne and printed by Piet Clement on W.S. Hodgkinson paper.

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Corpses On Fire is an original artwork realized in 1969 by the famous artist David Hockney.

Black and white etching, drypoint and aquatint on wove paper. The artwork is glued on cardboard (49.5 x 36 cm).

Hand-signed in pencil on the lower right.

In excellent conditions. Provenance label on the back (Galerie Blickensdorff, Berlin).

The artwork is the plate n. 22 from ‘The Boy Who Left Home to Learn Fear’ in Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm. From the unsigned edition of 400 plus 15 artist proofs. The etching plates were hand-drawn by David Hockney in London between May and November 1969, proofed by Maurice Payne and printed by Piet Clement on W.S. Hodgkinson paper.

David Hockney chose six from the 220 stories collected by the Brothers Grimm because he was intrigued by the psychological strangeness of the tales, the relationships and motivations of the characters.

Literature: David Hockney - Paintings, Prints and Drawings 1960-1970, Ausst.-Kat. Whitechapel Art Gallery, London 1970, p. 89, p. 37 no. 22.

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More Information
Artist David Hockney
Typology Original Prints
Technique Aquatint, Drypoint, Etching
Year 1969
Image Dimensions (cm) 26.5 x 25.2
Dimensions (cm) 45 x 31
Subject Men

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