REGO, Paula

Paula Rego etching titled ‘Him’

£2,000.00

Description

Paula Rego Signed Etching.

An original signed and numbered etching title ‘Him’ which forms part of the book ‘Pendles Witches’. The etching is loose as issued. The book is in excellent condition

Plate size  160 x 192mm

Sheet Size 260 x 290mm

Item details

The Folio is bound in yellow cloth binding in yellow cloth slip case.The text has been designed and printed by Sebastian Carter of the Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge. It is hand-set in 18pt Palatino. This is the deluxe edition of 75 copies, signed by the poet and artist, is printed on Arches vélin and is bound by The Fine Bindery. Paula Rego’s signed original etching ‘Him’, which is laid into a wallet in the slipcase, has been printed on 300gsm Somerset at the Expression Printers Ltd: the first hundred of these are signed and numbered, and have been bound by The Fine Bindery. It has a small dedication to ‘John Lie’ on front blank end paper. The book is numbered 0/5 copies and is signed by Rego and Morrison.

Dimensions: 340 x 280mm

Reference: Rosenthal no.125 . There are several editions of ‘Pendle Witches.’

The Portfolio of 30 copies illustrated with etchings. All of the etchings were signed and numbered with 14 artists proofs and 5 Hors commerce copies. Issued loose in a portfolio.

The de Luxe limited edition of 75 copies published the same year, 1996, with one signed etching as the frontis. There were also 15 hors Commerce editions.

Published book with the etchings illustrated.

 

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