Aan Constant [Phoenix Productions, 1985]



Liber amicorum for the 65th birthday of the Dutch artist Constant. With 20 literary and graphic contributions.

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Aan Constant

Aan Constant was made as a liber amicorum for the 65th birthday of the artist Constant. This book contains graphic and literary contributions by 20 artists and authors, such as Armando, Tajiri and Bert Schierbeek.

Amsterdam: Phoenix Productions, 1985.
4to., unpag.
Illustrated with original 3 etchings and 8 original lithographs (one in colour) by different artists (see below for a list).

Printed in an edition of 65 numbered copies, of which this is no. 41.
Book design by Rob Cox, who also printed the text. The etchings were printed by Peter Yvon de Vries, the lithographs by Rento Brattinga.
Bound by Binderij Phoenix, half vellum with paper boards, with gilt lettering to the spine and a cream vignette on the front board.
The etchings and lithographs with protective tissue guards.

Etchings by Jan Sierhuis, Ronald Tolman (colour aquatint) and Ger Lataster.
Lithographs by Tajiri, Eric Ortvad, Homero Aridjis (lithographed ms., with printed text on the tissue guard), Reinier Lucassen, Armando, André Volten (lithographed ms.), P. Simondo, and Frans de Jong.
Authors: Vasalis (as Quiqui), Stephen Gilbert, Gerrit Kouwenaar, Jan van Geest, Bert Schierbeek, Jan Gommert Elburg, Arthus Cristof Caspari, Betty van Garrel, and Mirella Bandini.

In excellent condition.


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