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Re: Fore Edge Painting



Hi,
I happened across your reference to modern foredge paintings and thought I'd
put in my .02. Don't forget Martin Frost in England who has done some
extraordinary modern foredge paintings. He's taught at the Center for the
Book in S.F., and occasionally comes to town.
Kathy Barr

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>From: Jeffrey Barr <jefbarr@UFL.EDU>
>To: BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
>Subject: Re: Fore Edge Painting
>Date: Sat, Jan 22, 2000, 3:45 PM
>

> I am not at work right now, so I cannot supply any book references and
> certainly not for modern fore-edge paintings. However, I did scan some of
> those few in our collection and put them up. Very badly done scanning and I
> am thinking of redoing them. Sigh.
>
> http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/rarebook/foredge/fore2.htm
>
> The best is the Tasso, although I am also very fond of the Walton and
> Crusoe. Won't help you with technique, but maybe will give you some ideas.
>
> PS: We do have other, but they are so awful, I chose not to scan them.
>
> Best regards,
>
>
> Jeffrey A. Barr
> Curator of Rare Books
> PO Box 117007
> Smathers Library East
> University of Florida
> Gainesville, FL 32611
> (352) 392-9075 ext. 309
> email: jefbarr@ufl.edu
> http://web.uflib.ufl.edu/spec/rarebook/rarebook.html
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