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Pulcinella in Hades

Intaglio printmaker: Art Hazelwood
Categories: Bookwork / Intaglio Print Books, Letterpress Books, Printmakers' Books, Scrolls & Concertina Books, Small Press Books

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Reference no.:L/Haz.A/06.00 Place/Shelf:1BR

Book title: Pulcinella in Hades
Published by: Eastside Editions
Year made: 2006
Place made: USA
Original: Yes
(No. in Edition)
Dimensions: 420 x 330
Binder: bound by Klaus-Ullrich Rötzscher
Physical description: concertina fold with wrap around cover
Medium: etchings with sugar lift and spit-bite acquatint
Further information:
"'Pulcinella in Hades' is a decent into Hades in the form of an eight foot tall accordion book. The borders of 'Pulcinella in Hades' contains marginalia texts by historical authors, written in longhand by 17 contributors. The text refers to the underworld from different writings. Pulcinella from the 'Commedia dell'Arte' is here a stand in for Orpheus or Christ in a comic harrowing of hell… " (from Vamp and Tramp website)
The copy held in this collection is an artist proof.

Intaglio printmaker: Art Hazelwood

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IMAGES: Pulcinella in Hades

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