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Roy DeCarava : twelve photogravures.

Author: Roy DeCarava; Sherry Turner DeCarava; Clary Nelson; Paul M Taylor
Publisher: Hinsdale, New Hampshire : Renaissance Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Artwork reproduction : English
Database:WorldCat
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Portfolio of twelve dust-grain photogravures printed in 1991 of photographs created by Roy DeCarava, 1950-1979. The images chiefly depict portraits of African American individuals, couples, and groups in the Brooklyn borough of New York, New York, as well as buildings and a Fourth of July picnic. Portraits of identified individuals include singer and songwriter Billie Holiday in 1952; jazz vibraphonist Milt Jackson  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photogravures
Portfolios
Portraits
Pictorial works
Named Person: Roy DeCarava; Sherry Turner DeCarava; Billie Holiday; Milt Jackson; Clary Nelson; Paul Robeson; Horace Silver; Paul M Taylor
Material Type: Graphic, Artwork reproduction
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roy DeCarava; Sherry Turner DeCarava; Clary Nelson; Paul M Taylor
OCLC Number: 701872716
Notes: No. 1 from a Hors Commerce edition of 4 copies.
All but one of the prints are signed and numbered by the photographer.
Description: 1 portfolio (12 photogravures) : b & w ; 20.3 x 28.0 cm. on sheets 45.7 x 55.9 cm.

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Portfolio of twelve dust-grain photogravures printed in 1991 of photographs created by Roy DeCarava, 1950-1979. The images chiefly depict portraits of African American individuals, couples, and groups in the Brooklyn borough of New York, New York, as well as buildings and a Fourth of July picnic. Portraits of identified individuals include singer and songwriter Billie Holiday in 1952; jazz vibraphonist Milt Jackson in 1956; singer, actor, and activist Paul Robeson in 1950; and jazz pianist and composer Horace Silver in 1963. The portfolio also includes a brief essay by Sherry Turner DeCarava. Paul M. Taylor of Renaissance Press made the photogravure plates, while Clary Nelson of Chestnut Street Press hand printed the photogravures on Arches paper.

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