Howard Hodgkin - Dawn


Original Sugar lift-ground etching and aquatint from two copper plates, printed in USA bone black and violet (mixed), with hand colouring in bone black and red, zinc white and alizarin red acrylic. On 100% cotton paper from Two Rivers paper mill, Initialled by the artist and dated MMIII

Size: Image & Sheet 10 1/4 x 12 1/2", 26 x 32cm

Edition: PP  /5 in pencil, a printer's proof aside from the edition of one hundred (there were also 15 artist's proofs)

Published by : Alan Cristea Gallery, London,

Printed and hand-coloured by : Jack Shirreff at the 107 Workshop

Provenance: Marlborough Fine Art, London - Their label verso

Literature: Liesbeth Heenk “Howard Hodgkin: The Complete Prints” Number 106

Alan Cristea (Intro) Howard Hodgkin. Vol 1: Small Prints, Alan Cristea Gallery, London 2001 (Ill colour)

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