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Horice, Czechoslovakia born 1943


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


born 1951


Une poèm parfois son ombre [A shadow sometimes its shadow] 1987 Description: Illustrated book containing wood-engraved frontispiece | 20pp plus colophon text, bound in off-white wove Arches paper
Materials & Technique: books, illustrated books, ink; paper wood-engraving, printed in black ink, from one block; letterpress text Support: medium-weight smooth off-white wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark lower right cover, 'ARCHES / FRANCE' and infinity symbol
Edition State: published state
Impression: 66/146
Edition: edition of 146

Primary Insc: Signed lower centre beneath image in black pencil, 'PH'. Signed centre beneath colophon text in black pencil, 'Petr Herel'. Signed centre beneath colophon text in black pencil, 'Pascal Commere'.
Dimensions: book (closed) 19.2 h x 10.3 w cm book (open) 19.2 h x 20.4 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Dr Anne Gray, 2011
Accession No: NGA 2011.792.A-B
Subject: Australia, Book arts: Illustrated book
Image rights: © Petr Herel
  • Gift to the National Gallery of Australia, from Anna Gray, Canberra, June 2011.