THE ART OF FRUIT DESSERTS.

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John Ross

Artist's Biography

The Art of Fruit Desserts.

2003.

Very good condition.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 81629
Price: $1,250.00
Publisher : Published by High Tide Press, East Hampton, New York.
Edition 36. Fruit wrappers used on the title pages were collected in Florence, Italy, in 1958-59. Collograph images by John Ross, Printed on 2-ply Rising museum board. Quotations and recipes printed on Lenox 100 paper. Quotations printed in Garamond Italic and recipes set in Helvetica Lite. Both fonts are from the linotype machine. All images and text printed on a Vandercook 219 proof press in the East Hampton print workshop of the High Tide Press. Sam Joffe printed some of the recipes, while most were printed by John Ross. Binding by James DeMarcantonio of wooden boards to imitate fruit crates. John Ross is one of the most famous artists who produced collographs. These are collage plates made from mat board, fabrics and other materials glued together. Paper size 11 1/4 x 8 1/16". Signed in ink on colophon, outside the edition artist's personal copy. Books , Monographs , Artists R

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