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Petr HEREL

Horice, Czechoslovakia born 1943

designer

  • France 1971
  • Australia from 1973
  • France 1976-78, 1985-86

Henri CHOPIN

France born 1922 – Great Britain 2008

poet

Les PETERSEN

Wanganui, Aotearoa New Zealand born 1956

printer

E ISAACHSEN

Adelaide, South Australia, Australia born 1938 /1942

printer, letterpress

STUDIO ONE INC

commenced 1985 – 2000

print workshop (organisation)

Henri Chopin: The rich hours. 1993 Description: 16 page unbound artist's book with letterpress text and 6 etchings

Collection Title: The rich hours
Page: collection record
Place made: Studio One, Kingston Art Space, 71 Leichhardt Street, Kingston, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: books, artist's books, ink; paper embossing; letterpress text, printed in red ink Support: thick cream wove Velim D'arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: published state
Impression: 3/20
Edition: edition of 20

Edition Notes: This book was designed at the Centre for the Development of Artist's Books and Limited Editions by Petr Herel, who also prepared four embossed plates. The etchings were printed on Velim D'arches at Studio One, Canberra. Letterpress typeset by E Michael Isaacsen in monotype univers at Footscray Press and Typefoundry: printed by Les Petersen at Raft Press, Canberra. The Centre for the Development of Artist's Books and Limited Editions is a joint project of Monash University and the Australian Print Workshop, Melbourne: general editor, Jenny Zimmer.
Primary Insc: signed lower centre on last page in black pencil, 'H Chopin/HC'. signed lower left edge on back cover in black pencil, 'HC-Petr Herel'. not dated. Titled lower centre of front cover in red ink, 'THE RICH HOURS'.
Secondary Insc: Inscribed lower left corner inside cover in black pencil, '1.555'.
Dimensions: book (open) 38.4 h x 44.0 w cm book (closed) 38.4 h x 21.5 w x 1.1 d cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Studio One Inc 2000
Accession No: NGA 2004.369.643.1-5
Subject: Collection: The Studio One Inc print workshop archive of Australian prints 1986 - 2000, acquired 2004. Australia, Book arts: Artist's book
Image rights: © Petr Herel
Provenance:
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Studio One Inc print workshop on its closure in 2000, Canberra, 2004.