Diploma, David Hockney, 1962

Diploma, David Hockney, 1962

Diploma; by David Hockney (b.1937); U.K.; 1962. Etching and aquatint on paper.
Diploma; showing a Royal Crest in red and reversed at the top of the diploma with child like drawings of figures, one of which is a man with a hitler style moustache, hairy back wearing medals, and an old school tie, and holding up a figure entitled 1st face, with 2nd face behind it, a strange toothed crescent shaped creature also with an old school tie is on the left, underneath the bottom border of the diploma are a group of artists with their backs bent under the weight of the Diploma. The words Royal College of Art and Diploma, and a word rules pointing at the lion in the Royal Crest are at the top.