I is for Italian Gardens
Etching and Aquatint
210 x 290 mm
Hahnemuhle etching 140Lbs Not
The Italian Gardens are on high up in the South Bay, designed in 1914 by the young Town Clerk. Mr. Smith
Murcury stands in the pond which is rapidly becoming overgrown with lilies and other pond life. It is reputed that the engineer had one of his workers pose on the pedestal whilstg he toured the lily pond, making sure it was sited properly.
Price unframed £185.00
This limited edition book will only be printed and bound in 26 copies. In addition each image will be available as a limited edition print of 26 copies. 4 wood engravings, 24 etchings, 2 engravings, 1 large lino print.
The book when bound will be approximately 41 x 27.5 cms in size. Each page is hand printed onto an A2 sized piece of paper which is then folded in half. 1st page has the Title of the page; 'A is for Art Gallery', page 2 is printed with the text about the subject, Page 3 is the image and Page 4 is blank, leading to the next set of pages.
Smith Settle of Yeadon, Nr Leeds, expert bookbinders have been commissioned to bind the completed book. 1/4 leather spine with gold blocking, coloured headbands, indented title to front cover. Specially designed end papers to compliment the book. The whole housed in a matching solander box.