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Mordant Methods
Art and technique of intaglio printmaking

Item date(s): 1990

Pippa Skotnes  - (edited and introduced by)
Jo Ractliffe  - (edited and introduced by)

Pages: 81pp
Size: 365mm
Inscription: Signed by the artists.
Edition: One of 24 copies

Place publication: Cape Town, RSA
Publisher: Katrine Harries Print Cabinet
Cat. 201
Exhibition 1996

Additional notes:
Fabriano Artistico paper, Rosaspina, Avorio, Michelangelo and Umbria. Various intaglio processes.

Quarter-bound in leather by Mahmoud Balzar. Lithography on covers.

Colophon: "All the prints in this book were hand-printed from the original copper plates on 100% cotton Fabriano paper in the workshops of the Michaelis School of Fine Art. Each artist's print is signed and numbered by the artist. The test plates were made by Alma Voerster, Jo Ractliffe, Judy Woodborne and Pippa Skotnes and printed under the supervision of Jo Ractliffe and Pippa Skotnes who also compiled and printed the text, and the cover of the book. The edition consists of: 24 copies numbered 1/24 to 24/24. 3 hors commerce numbered H.C. I/III to H.C. III/III. 6 artist's proofs of the artist's plates were printed separately and numbered A.P. 1/VI to A.P. VI/VI."

Exhibition notes:
Item 201 in the exhibition 'Artists Books in the Ginsberg Collection' at the Johannesburg Art Gallery 25/8/96-27/10/96

Ref: GB/14217


Featured Artists
 Alma Vorster
 Stephen Inggs
 Jo Ractliffe
 Malcolm Payne
 Pippa Skotnes
 Bruce Arnott
   With ten original test-plate prints and six intaglio prints by:

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