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The Dorothy Paris Workshop: Terra Cotta Editions of Contemporary American Sculpture.

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Published by The Dorothy Paris Workshop, N.d. (ca. 1939)., [New York], 1939
Condition: Very Good Soft cover
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[16] p. 14 ill. Published in conjunction with the first exhibition of the terra cotta editions of contemporary American sculpture at the Galleries of Raymond & Raymond. Includes works by William Zorach, Robert Laurent, Chaim Gross, Minna Harkay, Aaron Goodelman, Jose De Creeft, John Flannagan, Oronzio Maldarelli, Jean De Marco, Clara Fasano, Cesare Stea and Polygnotos Vagis. Rare; OCLC locates only one cope (in the Museum of Modern Art). The result of "three years of research and experiment in the coloring, molding and firing of terra cotta to produce editions of sculpture that are permanent in color, weather-resistant, and otherwise durable". Identical in size, format and illustrations to similarly titled booklet published in conjunction with exhibition at Raymond & Raymond, New York, August 7 - September 8, 1939. Both extremely rare, with only one copy recorded by OCLC. Bookseller Inventory # 023138

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Title: The Dorothy Paris Workshop: Terra Cotta ...

Publisher: The Dorothy Paris Workshop, N.d. (ca. 1939)., [New York]

Publication Date: 1939

Binding: Stapled Wraps

Book Condition:Very Good

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