David Hockney

The Bell Tower (from Illustrations for Six Fairy Tales from The Brothers Grimm)

The Bell Tower is one of 39 etchings that Hockney created for the series ‘Six Fairy Tales from the Brothers Grimm’. From the signed edition of 100 plus 15 artist’s 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. Published by the Petersburg Press in association with the Kasmin Gallery in 1970.

Year first published: 1969

Medium: Print on Hodgkinson Handmade Paper

Technique: Etching & Aquatint

Classification: Limited edition print

Edition Size: 100

Markings: Signed in pencil by the artist on recto, numbered from the edition of 100 in brown ink on verso

Dimensions: 443mm(h) x 308mm(w)

Condition: Very good

Provenance: Christies

Framing: Sold framed