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Charles Hobson
Artist's Book Limited Edition "Nelson and Emma" by Charles Hobson
2008. A beautiful artist's book by Charles Hobson, "Nelson & Emma , Aphrodite & Ares contemplate Admiral Nelson and Lady Hamilton." Signed and numbered by the artist, number 34 of an edition of 35. The book is built around five signatures or "intermezzos" attached to a concertina spine. Each intermezzo has a unique abstract acrylic painting on paper, an image of a historic sea battle printed on transparent film, a page its cutout window and a Renaissance painting of Aphrodite. The book ends with a pop-up of a square-rigged vessel. The cover contains a lenticular photograph combining the image of Aphrodite with a sea battle scene. With matching slip cover. 11.5 x 10.75 x 1.25 inches.
Bookseller: popularkinetics [Glen Echo, Maryland, United States]
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