Etching and engraving, 1971.
Average image size 14 7/8 x 9 3/4" (37.8 x 24.8 cm).
Very good condition, minor wear on the portfolio cover corners. LOCATION: New York City
Inventory Number: 16119
Publisher : Aquarius Press, Baltimore,
Twenty-one etchings on Rives Buff paper. Each etching signed in pencil. The portfolio signed on the colophon. Folio, with text and three sets of seven etchings in folders. Brown linen portfolio with gilt stamped leather labels. Edition of the portfolio is 150, numbered 1/150 to 150/150 + 5 artist proof portfolios. An additional eight portfolios lettered A to H are reserved for the collaborators. A deluxe edition of 21 that includes a second set of prints and one copper plate numbered I/XXI to XXI/XXI. Loose prints for the artist, edition 90, on Arches Buff numbered 1/90 to 90/90. The etchings were printed under the supervision of the artist by Gretchen Ewert and Robert Townsend at Impressions Workshop in Boston. The test, set in Monotype Times Roman and ATF Baskerville, was printed on Rives paper at the press of A. Colish in Mount Vernon, New York. Typography and design were by Abe Lerner. The portfolio was made by Moroquain, Inc., New York. "The Jolly Corner" was first printed in the English Review, London, December, 1908. This set from the "collaborators" and numbered "G." One image inscribed "For John & Clare with affection & gratitude." John Ross was a principal behind Aquarius Press and the promotion of books as works of art. John Ross is an artist who works in print, painting and the book arts. Clare Romano, Ross's wife,, is also an artist in prints, paintings, and the book arts. 20th Century Subjects, Abstract and Non-Objective, Surrealism