Eight Etchings 1925-1931. Isabel Bishop.

Eight Etchings 1925-1931

NY: Sylvan Cole Gallery, 1989. Bishop, Isabel. First edition. Hardcover. Folio, 43 x 35 cm. Limited edition, copy 33 of 50 of eight etchings by Isabel Bishop signed in facsimile. Until this printing, only proofs of these images were ever printed. Bishop died in 1988 never finding the plates for these studies. She spoke often of her search for these missing plates noting they were among the best she had done. The plates were eventually found in hallway cabinet of her home in Riverdale. Her son authorized this work by Steve Sholinsky, Bishop's printer since 1977 -- on Rives Heavyweight paper. Each plate housed in a separate titled folder. Portfolio of etchings and preliminaries loose as issued. Fine in fine green clamshell box lettered in gilt. Item #19038

Price: $1,600.00

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