Illustrated book, a beautiful livre d'artiste with the FIRST EDITION of this verse bestiary by Kerdyk and 14 LARGE FULL-PAGE HORS-TEXTE ORIGINAL ETCHINGS (with drypoint, aquatint, etc) BY PEDRO ZAMORANO DE BIEDMA.
From an edition limited to 450 numbered copies, this is ONE OF 16 COPIES ON LANA WOVE PAPER WITH A SECOND SUITE OF THE ETCHINGS ON RIVES WOVE PAPER.
Folio. Loose as issued in original wraps. A little discoloration to spine of wrapper, internally FINE AND BRIGHT.
Aux Trois Soleils, Paris, 1946. These intricate, technically complex and extremely accomplished depictions of animals reflect influences as varied as the Surrealists, Chagall, and Picasso (especially his etchings for Buffon).
Pedro Zamorano de Biedma is an artist and an illustrator best known for his illustrations of Bestiaire art book done in collaboration with Rene Kerdyk.Read More