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Lessons from the Russian

Date
1999
Dimensions
cover 12-1/4 x 9 x 1 inches
Type
Books
Description
A book of 21 mezzotints with engraving, illuminating three poems by Lee Blessing, with title, half title and 21 text and colophon pages printed in lithography. The book is encased in a paper folio with mezzotint collage on the front cover and lithographic letterining along the spine. Text set in Bodega Sans Black. Collaboration on the project was from 1993 to 1999. The artist crated twenty mezzontints on copper plates for a series of prints published in 1996, the Santos-Santeros. Many plates from this series were reworked for the printing of this book.
Materials
mezzotint, engraving, lithograph on paper
Credit Line
Walker Art Center, Tyler Graphics Archive, 2000
Accession Number
2000.30.1-.46
Inscriptions
in pencil on colophon BR "Archive 1999"