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Face To Face

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(Penmaen Press) Twelve Contemporary American Artists Interpret Themselves in a Limited Edition of Original Wood Engravings. Fred Becker, Jack Coughlin, John De Pol, Fritz Eichenberg, James Grashow, Judith Jaidinger, Stefan Martin, Michael McCurdy, Barry Moser, Gillian Tyler, (and) Herbert Waters. With an Introduction by Leonard Baskin, and a dedication print by Lynd Ward. Penmaen / Busyhaus Publications. The portfolio consists of 13 full page engravings printed letterpress on 80lb. Mohawk Superfine Cover. Each print contained in a deckled wrapper of fawn-colored Rising Stonehenge paper which also serves as the vehicle for a page of biographical letterpress text on each artist. LIMITED TO 250 COPIES, printed by Harlod McGrath. EACH PLATE IS SIGNED BY THE ARTIST. Contained in a special tray-case box with genuine endgrain maple spine into which the title FACE TO FACE has been engraved. A mint copy of this magnificent production. This project was created in honor of Lynd Ward, noted American artist and wood-engraver, for his 80th birthday. Each of the 12 contributing artists was given a 6 x 8 block of boxwood and invited to engrave a self portrait on the block. Some 2750 impressions were required to complete the edition of 250 boxed sets, including artist's proofs. An enduring tribute to the art of wood engraving created by some of the finest engravers at work in America. Bookseller Inventory # 1602

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Title: Face To Face

Illustrator: McCurdy, Michael

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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