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Laus Pictorum. Portraits of Nineteenth Century Artists Invented and Engraved by Leonard Baskin.

  • ARTIST: Leonard Baskin

  • PUBLISHER: Gehenna Press, Northampton,


    DATE: 1969


  • DESCRIPTION: Leonard Baskin, set of 15 signed in pencil and inscribed "AP." The prints are 10 wood engravings and 5 etchings, 12 in paper mats, 3 not matted. Includes text on each portrait, wood engraving of a crow on pomingrate on colophon page. Promotional flyer laid in. Signed colophon, folio, in leather backed clamshell case. <BR><BR> From colophon:<BR> "The edition of Laus Pictorum is arranged as follows: one hundred copies have a double set of portraits, both sets matted, numbered I to C: seventy-five copies have in addition to a matted set an extra suite of the portraits and are numbered CI to CLXXV: one hundred & seventy-five copies have a single set of matted portraits and are numbered 1 to 175. A group of Artist's sets are lettered A to ZZ All prints are signed. Harold McGrath was the pressman. . ."


  • CONDITION: Very good condition, missing title page.

  • REFERENCE: Brook 63.