Stanley William HayterHang Glider 1979

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Artist
Stanley William Hayter (1901‑1988)
Title
Hang Glider
Date 1979
MediumEtching on paper
Dimensionsimage: 495 x 638 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1981
Reference
P07476
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Catalogue entry

P07476 HANG GLIDER 1979 [P07470-P07476;complete]


Inscribed ‘SW Hayter 79’ bottom right and ‘Hang Glider’ and ‘E A 3/10’

Etching, printed by the artist with Hector Saunier and published in Virginia in an edition of 30, 19 1/2×25 1/8 (49.5×63.7)

Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1981

These seven etchings [P07470-P07476] are printed in colour by the method Hayter has evolved over many years of experimentation. He uses engraved line (see ‘Cirque Chinois’ [P07473]) as well as hard-ground etching and aquatint and applies colour to the plate both wiped in in the usual way, and rolled onto the surface of the plate in different viscosities enabling him to print a number of different colour in a single pass through the press… (read more)

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