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The Wisdom of Dragonflies
A Suite of Nine Etchings

Artwork date(s): 2012

Chris Diedericks  - (book artist)
Emma Kielczynska  - (printed by)

Measurements: 374mm, oblong
Inscription: Signed by the artist
Edition: AP II/III

Type: South African Artists Book

Place publication: Cape Town
Publisher: The Heaven Press
Pages: unpaged

Reference noteThe etching plate from Plate II is inset into the cover.

Each etching is placed on the right-hand extension of a gatefold.

A limited edition of three original hand made-books by contemporary South African artist Christiaan Diedericks as a special collector's edition of the suite of nine etching by the same title. Each unique book contains nine artist's proof from each edition of the nine etchings in the complete suite.

All nine etchings were hand-printed by Emma Kielczynska at The Heaven Press in Cape Town. A carefully considered quote from Lewis Carroll's 'Alice in Wonderland' was chosen to illuminate each etching. This suite of nine etchings in the artist's first collaboration with The Heaven Press.

All etchings in this book are signed, stamped and titled by the artist and printed on 100% cotton acid free Hahnemuhle 300gsm archival etching paper. The black end papers in the book are also archival acid free papers.

The three artist's books are bound in red 100% raw Thai silk and presented in a protective box covered in black bookbinding linen by Graphicraft Cape Town.

Ref: GB/13499

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