The Old Print Shop


  • ARTIST: John Ross

  • PUBLISHER: Published by High Tide Press, East Hampton, New York.

  • MEDIUM: Collagraph,

    DATE: 1993.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 18 1/16 x 18 1/4" (45.9 x 46.3 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Artist proof for John Ross's book "Visible Cities", which has an edition of 25. An excerpt from the book describing the whimsical city: "When a man rides a long time through wild regions / he feels the desire for a city. Finally he comes to Isidora, / a city where the buildings have spiral staircases encrusted / with spiral seashells, where perfect telescopes and violins are made, / where the foreigner hesitating between two women / always encounters a third, where cockfights degenerate / into bloody brawls among the bettors..." <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed and titled in white pencil. Inscribed "A/P".

  • CONDITION: Very good condition. Folded as issued.