Loading
  • Grid
  • List

Collections Ulysses

Collections Ulysses

Title
Ulysses
Date
1985-1988
Dimensions
open 13 × 25 inches
Materials
letterpress, etching on bound paper
Location
Not on view

Object Details

Type
Books (Books)
Accession Number
2000.112.1-.3
Edition
36/150
Inscriptions
on colophon page in pencil TC “R. Motherwell 36/50”; N.A.
Physical Description
An artist’s book containing 40 etchings by Robert Motherwell, text by James Joyce. The type is Perpetua, designed by Eric Gill.
Printer
plates prepared and proofed by Catherine Mosely in the artist’s studio, edition printing by Robert Townesend, R.E. Townsend Inc., Georgetown MA. The 18 point roman was set on the Monotype machine and the italic was handset; keyboarding done at Michael Bixler’s Monotype service in Sdaneateles, New York; casting done at Mackenzie-Harris Corp.,San Francisco; handstting and makeup done at Arion Press; text printed by letterpress at Arion on a Miller cylinder in black ink. Book design by Andrew Hoyem, and produced under his derection with the assistance of B. B. Carson, Matthew Kelsey, Geral Reddan, Glenn Todd, Lawrence Van Velzer, and Marilyn Young.
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret and Angus Wurtele and the Dedalus Foundation, 2000