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GEORGIA O'KEEFFE Some Memories of Drawings.
Complete set of 21 offset lithographs and text, 1974. 206x148 mm; 8 1/8x5 7/8 inches, sheets, loose as issued. One of only 14 sets issued for collaborators with an additional suite of plates on Meridan Bristol, aside from the regular edition of 100. Signed by the artist and numbered "1" in ink on the justification page. The portfolio designed and letterpress text printed by Leonard Baskin, Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts, with his signature in pencil on the justification page. The offset lithographs printed by Meriden Gravure, Meriden, Connecticut. Published by Atlantis Editions, New York.
Original green paper folders and vellum covered tray case. Very good impressions.
This copy reserved for Carol Blinn, printer and bookbinder at Gehenna Press.
The present livre d'artiste provides intimate insight on how O'Keeffe (1887-1986) came to view her work with the passage of time. Many of the drawings reproduced were executed between 1916 and 1919 and were exhibited at Alfred Stieglitz's gallery, 291, New York. Her commentary on each drawing includes how she had altered the plates printed five decades later.