United States of America
Joel Peter Witkin
1993 Description: Twelve photographs with a poem by Galway Kinnell
Materials & Technique:
photographs, artist's books, intaglio; photographic. photogravure Support: Lana paper
Edition Notes: Grey cloth bound cover. 26 leaves (lana paper) not including cover, 12 photogravures. Presented in black case
Primary Insc: Signed, recto leaf 23, centre, pencil `Witkin [underlined]' Printed, recto leaf 23, centre, `This is copy...'. Inscribed, recto leaf 23, centre, pencil,`...25'. See worksheets for further inscriptions.
Secondary Insc: Additional Inscriptions:
Printed, recto, leaf 3, u.c., 'TWELVE PHOTOGRAPHS'.
Printed, recto leaf 4, u.c., 'JOEL-PETER WITKIN/ Twelve Photographs [bold]/ WITH A POEM BY/ GALWAY KINNELL/KEVIN BEGOS/ NEW YORK MCMXCIII'.
Printed, verso, leaf 4, u.c., 'Images c [encircled] 1993 by Joel-Peter Witkin./ "Under the Maud Mood" from THE BOOK OF NIGHTMARES/ by Galway Kinnell. Copyright c [encircled] 1971 by Galway Kinnell/ Reprinted by permission of Houghton Mifflin Co/ All rights reserved./ Special contents of this edition c [encircled] 1993/ by Kevin Begos Publishing Inc.'
Printed, recto, leaf 5, u.c., 'UNDER THE MAUD MOON'.
Printed, recto and verso, leaf 6,7,8, and 9, poem.
Printed, recto, leaf 10, u.c., 'Joel-Peter Witkin'.
Printed, recto, leaf 24, u.-1. c., '1) Head of a Dead Man (Mexico City, 1990/ 2) Satiro ( Mexico City, 1992)/3) Three Kinds of Woman (Mexico City, 1992)/4 Un Santo Oscuro (Mexico City, 1987)/5 Still Life (New Mexico, 1992)/6 Las Meninas (New Mexico, 1987) /7 Studio of the Painter (Paris, 1990)/8 Feast of Fools (Mexico City, 1990)/ 9 Laokoon (New Mexico, 1992)/10 Negre's Fetishist (Paris, 1990)/ 11 Vanity (New Mexico, 1990)/12) Man with a Dog (Mexico City, 1990)'.
cover 60.4 h x 45.2 w x 2.4 d cm case 63.2 h x 47.7 w x 3.8 d cm
: Purchased 1994 Accession No
: NGA 94.1366.1-12