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Etching and aquatint printed in black and red on English handmade wove paper. Excellent condition. Presented in a dark stained oak frame with conservation acrylic glazing. Signed and dated in pencil by Hockney lower right. The quotations contained in the etching are taken from two homoerotic poems by C. P. Cavafy, ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ and ‘The Mirror at the Entrance’. This print was gifted by Hockney to fellow artist Tony Messenger in apology for a broken car window. Printed by Ron Fuller and Peter Mathews at the Royal College of Art, London.