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Study of Two Pears

“Study of two pears / Étude de deux poires”, the poem by Wallace Stevens with a translation into French by Bernard Noël is accompanied by nine mezzotints in-text by Judith Rothchild. The edition of fifty copies is printed on Hahnemühle paper as a leporello. The mezzotints, embossments, and screen-prints on the wrappers slipcases and boxes, were printed by the artist. The hand-set letterpress was printed on an Albion press of 1867 by Mark Lintott.

The slipcases, boxes and covers are also by Mark Lintott. The mezzotints are also printed in an edition of 35.
The deluxe edition of six copies, numbered 1/50 – 6/50, contain the original copper plates representing two pears (either one or two plates). They are presented in clamshell boxes. The books numbered 7/50 – 50/50 are presented in slipcases. Numbers 44/50 – 50/50 are

Format 10 3/4 x 11 3/4 in.

Study of two pears