Artists' Books Collection

La huella cubana de Sarah Bernhardt

Description:

Reproductions of typescript, decorative borders, and period photogravures and photographs (many portraits of the actress) on individual leaves of coarse brown and white bond papers, stapled at left margin, glued to brown paper wrappers, and tied with white cord. Black tissue-paper front flyleaves include a mounted reproduction of Bernhardt's autograph. Wrappers are covered with black tissue paper and illustrated with mounted, decorated paper cutouts. A wrung, heavy white paper tissue is mounted on front under a portrait of Bernhardt; background has some hand coloring. Part of a collection of handmade books, most with cords for hanging (literatura de cordel), published by Ediciones Vigía under the auspices of the Cuban Ministry of Culture. Place of publication from colophon. Date of publication surmised from other items in shipment. Consta de doscientos ejemplares numerados ... Coauspician esta edición la Oficina del Historiador de la Ciudad de Matanzas y el Servicio Cultural del Departamento de Cooperación Linguística y Educativa de la Embajada de Francia en La Habana --Colophon. MSU has copy no. 101. LC has copy no. 116. MSU copy: gift of Jeanne Drewes (2000).

Artists:

  • López, Fernando, 1962-
  • Ramos, Enrique, 1961-
  • Rey Alfonso, Francisco
  • Ruiz, Raúl R.

Publication Date: 1998

Original Size: 30, [8] p. : ill., ports. ; 27 cm.

Collection: MSU Libraries Cuban Artists' Book Collection

Call Number: oversize N7433.35.C8 C8 Box 4, Tray 4B

http://catalog.lib.msu.edu/record=b3669590~S39a

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