Howard Hodgkin Those ... Plants 1980

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Those ... Plants
Date 1980
Medium Gouache and etching on paper
Dimensions Support: 822 x 1041 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1981
Reference
P07508
Not on display

Catalogue entry

P07508 THOSE ... PLANTS 1980

Inscribed ‘HH 80’ bottom centre and ‘50/ 100’
Etching with hand-colouring, printed and published by Petersburg Press, 32 3/8×41 (82.4×104.2)
Purchased from Petersburg Press (Grant-in-Aid) 1981

Soft-ground etching printed in sepia on paper hand-coloured with yellow gouache, with additional hand-coloured green bands over the two top corners. The silhouette of a figure in an interior appears in this print and ‘Artist and Model’. The artist first titled this image ‘Those Fucking Plants’ but this was amended with euphemistic dots.

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

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