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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Russell Maret; Nancy Loeber; Nicolete Gray; Russell Maret (Firm); Press Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Manuscript calligraphic alphabet, for which the artist drew his inspiration from letter forms of the past 1700 years. Drawings were intended to portray the spirit of each letter at a particular historical moment of its life.
Colophon: " ... designed, drawn and printed by Russell Maret, and painted by him and Nancy Loeber. Each letter is drawn with pencil, liquid watercolor and india ink, and then painted with gouache on Fabriano Artistico paper. The type on the title page and colophon is based on the typefaces of Fournier le Jeune ... The regular edition consists of eight signed and numbered copies ... [Signed] Russell Maret."
Leaves are unbound, interleaved with glassine guard leaves; issued in a black linen-covered clamshell box, with white paperboard spine label printed in black: "Eclectic geometric."
LC copy is copy 2, colophon signed: "Russel Maret".
|Description:||28 unnumbered leaves : chiefly illustrations ; 37 x 37 cm in box 39 x 39 cm|
|Other Titles:||Eclectic geometric
Lunch with Nicolete
|Responsibility:||by Russell Maret.|