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The Student / Homage to Picasso

  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Title (object)

    • The Student

    Title (series)

    • Homage to Picasso
  • Description

    Self-portrait of David Hockney wearing a hat and glasses, holding a portfolio under his right arm, gazing at a bust of Picasso on a plinth; artist's proof. 1973
    Etching and aquatint

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1973
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 575 millimetres (image)
    • Width: 440 millimetres
    • Height: 750 millimetres (sheet)
    • Width: 565 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Signed, dated, inscribed and numbered in pencil: 'A/P 9/15'
  • Curator's comments

    This is from one of four groups of artist's proofs of 15, making 60 proofs in all. It was produced for inclusion in the mixed portfolio 'Homage to Picasso' (portfolio not in P&D) which was published in an edition of 90 plus a further edition of 30 in Roman numerals. Printed by Atelier Crommelynck, Paris. Published by Propylaen Verlag, Berlin/ Pantheon Press, Rome


  • Bibliography

    • Brighton 153 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display (British XXc Mounted Atlas)

  • Exhibition history

    2017, 17 March - 24 May, London, BM, G90a, 'David Hockney: People and Prints'

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Acquisition notes

    Purchased with funds given by Hamish Parker.Credit line: 'Presented by Hamish Parker'

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number


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