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Eight Etchings 1925-1931 by  Isabel Bishop - First edition - 1989 - from Royoung bookseller, Inc. and Biblio.com

Eight Etchings 1925-1931

by Bishop, Isabel

Condition: Portfolio of etchings and preliminaries loose as issued. Fine in fine green clamshell box lettered in gilt.


NY: Sylvan Cole Gallery, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Portfolio of etchings and preliminaries loose as issued. Fine in fine green clamshell box lettered in gilt.. Bishop, Isabel. Folio, 43 x 35 cm. Limited edition, copy 33 of 50 of eight etchings by Isabel Bishop signed in facsimile. Until this printing, only proofs of these images were ever printed. Bishop died in 1988 never finding the plates for these studies. She spoke often of her search for these missing plates noting they were among the best she had done. The plates were eventually found in hallway cabinet of her home in Riverdale. Her son authorized this work by Steve Sholinsky, Bishop's printer since 1977 -- on Rives Heavyweight paper. Each plate housed in a separate titled folder.
  • Bookseller: Royoung bookseller, Inc. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 19038
  • Title: Eight Etchings 1925-1931
  • Author: Bishop, Isabel
  • Illustrator: Bishop, Isabel
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Portfolio of etchings and preliminaries loose as issued. Fine in fine green clamshell box lettered in gilt.
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Sylvan Cole Gallery
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1989
  • Keywords: Book Arts; New Arrivals
  • Bookseller catalogs: American Art; Modern Art; Prints;


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