Artists' Books Collection

Memoria italiana

Description:

Includes discussions of prominent individuals and families. Includes a walking tour of Matanzas, Paseo italiano, with folded map. Mimeographed reproduction of italic typescript, hand-lettered titles, drawings, and borders on leaves of coarse brown paper of varying weights and color, and white bond. Stapled together and glued to brown paper wrappers. Wrappers, t.p., and preliminaries have illustrated, mimeographed, mounted colored paper cutouts, and simulated wood shelf or wallpaper cutouts. Front wrapper collage depicts the stage of the Teatro Sauto, with a hand-colored and movable set backdrop. 'Diseño y viñetas de Rolando Estévez, basados en la arquitectura y otros detalles ornamentales del Teatro Sauto, monumento nacional, obra del arquitecto italiano Daniel Dall'Aglio. --Added t.p. Esta edicíon ... ha sido posible gracias al auspicio de la Embajada de Italia en Cuba, a través de la Oficina del Historiador de la Ciudad de Matanzas, y consta de doscientos ejemplares numerados, firmados por sus autores .... --Colophon. MSU has copy no. 178, apparently without author's signature. Handmade books published by Ediciones Vigía under the auspices of the Cuban Ministry of Culture. MSU copy: gift of Jeanne Drewes (2000).

Artists:

  • Estévez Jordán, Rolando, 1950-
  • Martínez Carmenate, Urbano, 1953-
  • Ruiz, Raúl R.

Publication Date: 199u

Original Size: 107 p. [i.e. 53 leaves] : ill., map ; 22 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 7, Tray 7D

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