This a limited edition 16/40 of wood cut of Betances made by Lorenzo Homar--Homar is probably the top graphic artists of Puerto Rico--Betances is a historical political figure passionately revered in some circles. the wood cut is signed by Homar in pencil and dedicated "AL AMIGO MALDANADO DENNIS CON APRECIO-signed LORENZO H. wood cut is toned and freshly framed with acid free mat-3.5 by 5.75-add 5 inches all around for frame and mat
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Very rare 622 page Russian 18thc liturgical book in Church Slavonic wood cut black and red lettering-folio pages slightly trimmed-8.50 inches by 14.5 inches-rebound with red buckram binding--flyleaf contains approximately one half page of hand written notations dated 1840s--penciled notations throughout-most pages have water marks on the rag paper--there are four full paged wood cuts of saints-at least three by Adam Goczemsky, two of which dated 1778-one smaller woodcut on last page showing the arrangement of altar table-wood cut on title page was made by Joseph Goczersko ??--beyond ritual prayers, the book instructs the Orthodox priest how to conduct the religious ceremony--all pages appear to be there--large woodcut images make the book extra special
French 20thc woodcut by Raoul Dufy (French, 1877-1953)12-3/8" x 12-1/2" image size- from Dufy's workshop-see artelier Dufy stamp on margin below image-titled in image, LA DANSE-depicts French sailor having a good time on a tropical isle-Dufy is listed and has extensive sales as a painter and textile designer-small tear om bottom on margin well outside image, otherwise good condition-unframed