cover 12-1/4 x 9 x 1 inches
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.
mezzotint, engraving, lithograph on paper
Walker Art Center, Tyler Graphics Archive, 2000
in pencil on colophon BR "Archive 1999"