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Print - Désirée
  • Désirée
    Hayter, Stanley William OBE, born 121901 - died 1988
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  • Object:


  • Date:

    1966 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hayter, Stanley William OBE, born 121901 - died 1988 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Soft-ground etching printed on zinc

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased under the terms of the A. M. Shrimpton and William Giles Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 125, box B

Physical description

'Désirée', soft-ground etching on zinc, printed in two colours in one operation.


1966 (made)


Hayter, Stanley William OBE, born 121901 - died 1988 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Soft-ground etching printed on zinc

Marks and inscriptions

'S W Hayter 66'
Signed and dated in pencil, and inscribed with title and numbered


Height: 39.4 cm, Width: 64.5 cm

Object history note

An impression of this plate, lent by the artist, was No.143, in the Retrospective Exhibition of his graphic work held at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 17 Februrary to 2 April 1967.

Descriptive line

Print, 'Désirée'; soft-ground etching on zinc by Stanley William Hayter, 1966.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.




Soft-ground etching




Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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