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Lot 159
Walter Battiss; Art in South Africa: The Artists of the Rocks

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R 20 000 - 30 000
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About this Item

South African 1906-1982
Art in South Africa: The Artists of the Rocks
signed twice numbered 189/500; signed reproduction of ink drawing on the frontispiece
artist's book

Notes

Publsihed by the Red Fawn Press.

Black & white and colour reprodcutions inserted throughout.

Each chapter opening with inital letter as woodcut.

Metal high-relief (intaglio) images throughout book.

Literature

Various plates of intaglios inserted throughout the book are illustrated in: Wilhelm van Rensburg (2006). High Printing: The woodcuts, wood engravings, linocuts and metal cutouts of Walter Battiss, Johannesburg Gallery AOP and the Red Fawn Press. Black & while and colour reproductions inserted throughout. Each chapter opening with initial letter as woodcut. Metal high-relief (intaglio) images throughout book.

Warren Siebrits (2016). Walter Battiss: "I invented myself" The Jack Ginsburg Collection, Johannesburg: Ampersand Publication. Another example of the book edition is illustrated in colour on page 316.


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