Artist's original "homemade print" on laid paper. Titled "The Master Printer Of Los Angeles 1986" the drawing depicts and was produced using the artist's Canon NP-4835 copier. Gifted and inscribed by David Hockney to his friend, editor and publisher Nikos Stangos. Measuring 27.5 x 21.5 cm. Mounted with photo corners, glazed and framed. In fine condition.
Inscribed by David Hockney in black ink to the bottom right corner "copy for / Nikos /19.2.88". Provenance: From the collection of poet and publisher Nikos Stangos and his partner, the author and diarist David Plante. Nikos Stangos was one of the outstanding figures of art publishing while in his native Greece he was a nationally renowned poet. In his four decades as a commissioning editor, he was responsible for numerous acclaimed books on the visual arts, including several award-winning titles working closely with David Hockney and many of the best-known artists, writers and historians of the day.
Stock code: 14890