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Last Supper Codex

Item date(s): 1985/6?

Elizabeth Vels
Willem Hendrik Adriaan Boshoff  - (bookbinding by)

Pages: unpaged
Size: 300 x 380 x195mm
Inscription: Signed by the artist.
Edition: Unique

Place publication: (Johannesburg, RSA)
Publisher: Artists Book
Cat. 222
Exhibition 1996

Additional notes:
Unique book-work: 12 small and 1 large book with insert giving numbers of the individual books identifying the apostles' name. All books are signed on inside rear cover.

Hand-made rag and cartridge paper - many with threads and collage in the paper. Ink and water colour decoration/illustration Some books have the name of the apostle worked into the paper in blind (thread).

Compressed pulp board bindings. Wooden housing in the form of a church made by Willem Boshoff containing the twelve apostle books (Last Supper Books) and the main book in the center.

Exhibition notes:
Item 222 in the exhibition "Artists Books in the Ginsberg Collection" at the Johannesburg Art Gallery 25/8/96-27/10/96.

Ref: GB/09847

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