colored, pressed paper pulp
72.01 in. (182.90 cm.) (height) by 85.51 in. (217.20 cm.) (width)
signed with the artist's initials and dated 'D.H. 78' (lower right)
New York, André Emmerich Gallery, Paper Pools, January 1979. M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, David Hockney: Travels with Pen, Pencil, and Ink, November 1979-January 1980. Stanford University Museum of Art, The Anderson Collection: Two Decades of American Graphics, 1967-1987, August 1987-January 1988, p. 15, no. 11 (illustrated). San Jose Museum of Art, In Over Our Heads: The Image of Water in Contemporary Art, June-September 1998. Palo Alto Art Center, The Print is Cast, January-April 1999 (illustrated in color on the exhibition brochure). San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Celebrating Modern Art: The Anderson Collection, October 2000-January 2001, pp. 234, 292 and 368, pl. 142, no. 120 (illustrated in color). San Jose Museum of Art, De-Natured: Works from the Anderson Collection and the Anderson Graphic Arts Collection, October 2007-January 2008. Stanford, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, California: The Art of Water, July-November 2016.
T. Amos, "Novel Pulp: A Portfolio of Paper Art," New West, 8 September 1980 (illustrated in color). N. Stangos, ed., David Hockney: Paper Pools, New York, 1980, p. 59 (illustrated in color). K. E. Tyler, Tyler Graphics: Catalogue Raisonné, 1974-1985, New York, 1987, p. 390, no. 752:DH14 (illustrated in color). "The Print Is Cast," Journal of the Print World, vol. 22, Winter 1999, p. 14. J. Harrington, "Breaking the Mold," Palo Alto Weekly, 12 February 1999, pp. 8-9 (illustrated). C. Maclay, "Of Prints, Photos, and Proust," San Jose Mercury News, 21 February 1999. D. A. Ross et al., Celebrating Modern Art: Highlights from the Anderson Collection, San Francisco, 2000, n.p. (illustrated in color). K. A. Levine, "The Anderson Art Collection: A Family Affair," The Pulteney St. Survey, Fall 2000, p. 6 (illustrated). K. Baker, "The Hunk and Moo Show," Town & Country, October 2000, p. 136 (illustrated in color). E. Kornbluth, "Agenda," Elle Decor, October 2000, p. 66 (illustrated in color). R. Bammer, "Thoroughly Modern Milieu," The Vacaville Reporter, 6 October 2000, p. 12D. P. Plagens, "A Lifetime Passion for Collecting," Newsweek, vol. 136, issue 16, 16 October 2000, p. 72 (illustrated in color). J. Knoerle, "Going Public," The Almanac, 18 October 2000, p. 12 (illustrated in color). "Celebrating Modern Art," USA Today, November 2000, pp. 36-37 (illustrated in color). G. Brady-Herndon, "Taking in the Anderson Collection," Napa Valley Register, 2 November 2000 (illustrated).
Tyler Graphics Ltd., Bedford, New York Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1979