Item #54634 THE BIRTH OF VENUS. Frederick Sommer.
THE BIRTH OF VENUS.
THE BIRTH OF VENUS.
THE BIRTH OF VENUS.
THE BIRTH OF VENUS.
THE BIRTH OF VENUS.
THE BIRTH OF VENUS.
THE BIRTH OF VENUS.

THE BIRTH OF VENUS.

New York: Kevin Begos Publishing, 1993. Sommer, Frederick. First edition. Oblong folio, 3 loose leaves comprised of a title sheet, colophon, and quotation from Genesis; with five dust grain hand-pulled photogravures, made from the original negatives. Image size from 9 x 10 inches to 9 1/2 x 11 inches, mounted on archival boards 15 1/4 x 13 1/2 inches. Laid into a cloth clamshell portfolio with paper label. Fine. Item #54634

This is the first endeavor into photogravure prints by Frederick Sommer: they are collages from anatomical engravings; they are both eerie and lush. Each print is SIGNED and numbered by the artist and limited to 95 portfolios plus proofs; this is portfolio no. 3.

Price: $5,250.00

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