David Hockney
Drawing for ‘Glass Table with Objects’ 1969

Artwork details

Artist
David Hockney born 1937
Title
Drawing for ‘Glass Table with Objects’
Date 1969
Medium Graphite, crayon and gouache on paper
Dimensions Support: 353 x 430 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Klaus Anschel in memory of his wife Gerty 1997
Reference
T07296
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Summary

This drawing for a five colour lithograph published by Peterburg Press in 1969 is one of a number of high focus still lifes executed by Hockney in the late 1960s. The glass table, or a similar one, is seen in many still lifes and portraits the artist made during this period.

Further reading:
Nikos Stangos (ed.), David Hockney by David Hockney, London 1976

Terry Riggs
November 1997

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