Catalogue entry

P07385 FARM ANIMALS 1974

Inscribed ‘M.B.’ bottom right and ‘1974’
Two-sheet lithograph, printed at Göttingen, published by Edition Staeck, Heidelberg in an edition of 120, each sheet 32 1/4×23 3/4 (82×60.3)
Purchased from Edition Staeck (Grant-in-Aid) 1980

This print comments on the resonance of commercial names and hence advertising's ability to exalt mechanics or technology into a legendary sphere. Engraved illustrations of breeds of cattle are captioned with car names.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984