1966 (made)
Image of Gallery in South Kensington
On display at V&A South Kensington
Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E

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

object details
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Soft-ground etching printed on zinc
Brief Description
Print, 'Désirée'; soft-ground etching on zinc by Stanley William Hayter, 1966.
Physical Description
'Désirée', soft-ground etching on zinc, printed in two colours in one operation.
  • Height: 39.4cm
  • Width: 64.5cm
Copy Number
2 of 5
Marks and Inscriptions
'S W Hayter 66' '2/5' (Signed and dated in pencil, and inscribed with title and numbered)
Credit line
Purchased under the terms of the A. M. Shrimpton and William Giles Bequest
Object history
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.
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1967 . London: HMSO, 1968.
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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