Feb 17, 2022 - Sale 2595

Sale 2595 - Lot 311

Estimate: $ 12,000 - $ 18,000
TUTTLE, RICHARD. The Missing Portrait. Text by John Yau. Approximately 18 x 15 x 9 inches; 45 x 38 x 23 cm. [30] pp. Square folio, high-relief front and rear covers with lizard and its young designed and fabricated by Lisa Switalski in hand cast cotton fiber with handprinted Gampi tissue collé, silkscreen and letterpress printing on Hanamuhle Copperplate Warm White, endpapers handmade Mitsumata. Number 3 of 10 handmade copies signed by Tuttle and Yau in pencil beneath a hand numbered tissue overlay, the elaborate production utilizing a variety of paper pulp and fabric and metal inclusions augmented with overlays and collage elements in tissue and vellum, including colored paper, colored string, cheesecloth, metal rods, and sculptural colored additions in pulped paper and fabric. Finely preserved copy of a fragile item with no evidence of handling. Brunswick, NJ: Brodsky Center for Innovative Editions, 2008