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Mordant Methods
Art and technique of intaglio printmaking

Artwork date(s): 1990

Pippa Skotnes  - (edited and introduced by)
Jo Ractliffe  - (edited and introduced by)

Measurements: 365mm
Inscription: Signed by the artists.
Edition: One of 24 copies

Type: SA Art / South African Artists Book

Place publication: Cape Town, RSA
Publisher: Katrine Harries Print Cabinet
Cat. 201
Pages: 81p

Reference noteFabriano Artistico paper, Rosaspina, Avorio, Michelangelo and Umbria. Various intaglio processes.

Quarter-bound in leather by Mahmoud Balzar. Lithography on covers.

Colophon: 'All the prints in this book were hand-printed from the original copper plates on 100% cotton Fabriano paper in the workshops of the Michaelis School of Fine Art. Each artist's print is signed and numbered by the artist. The test plates were made by Alma Voerster, Jo Ractliffe, Judy Woodborne and Pippa Skotnes and printed under the supervision of Jo Ractliffe and Pippa Skotnes who also compiled and printed the text, and the cover of the book. The edition consists of: 24 copies numbered 1/24 to 24/24. 3 hors commerce numbered H.C. I/III to H.C. III/III. 6 artists's proofs of the artist's plates were printed separately and numbered A.P. 1/VI to A.P. VI/VI.'

Exhibition notesItem 201 in the exhibition 'Artists Books in the Ginsberg Collection' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery 25/8/96-27/10/96

Ref: SA/766


Featured Artist
 Judy Woodborne
 Alma Vorster
 Stephen Inggs
 Jo Ractliffe
 Malcolm Payne
 Pippa Skotnes

Total images: 3

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