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The Mermaid

Item date(s): 1989

Kathleen K. Amt  - (book artist)
W. B. Yeats  - (text by)

Pages: unpaged
Size: 130mm
Edition: #1/5, each slightly different

Place publication: Washington, DC
Publisher: Kathleen Amt
Exhibition 1996; 2021

Additional notes:
The text, and excerpt from W.B Yeat's "A Man Both Young and Old", is composed of colored polymer onlays.

Including a Jacob's Ladder housed in a black felt bag with nine panels of the same material and similar illustrations.

Housed in a 220mm box.

Illustrated on page 29 of Patricia G. England Collection of Fine Press and Artists' Books, 2000.

Illustrated on page 64 of Nine-Ton Cat, Behind the Scenes at an Art Museum, 1997.

Exhibition notes:
Item 6 on Artists' Books in the Ginsberg Collection, with some South African Books from Other Collections.

Johannesburg Art Gallery

25 August to 27 October 1996

‘Small editions’, Jack Ginsberg Centre for Book Arts, Johannesburg. 14 October 2021 – 28 January 2022.

Ref: GB/125

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