n.p. Margaret Shepherd, 1977. Limited Edition. No binding. One of 200 copies, broadside, inscribed by Margaret Shepherd. Fine. Item #18100501
Margaret Shepherd is a prominent artist and teacher of calligraphy, with a career spanning forty-five years; Shepherd has published numerous books about the history of calligraphy and correspondence, as well as instructional books on the art form itself, and has taught classes and workshops at the Rhode Island School of Design and Stanford University, among others (n. b., from the website of Margaret Shepherd).
This broadside features her elegant lettering, with the large "T" foil-stamped, the text printed by photo-offset, depicting a quote from Albert Einstein; per the artist, about 200 were printed and were used as gifts and professional examples, with "a few sold occasionally".
___DESCRIPTION: Broadside with photo-offset printed red and black calligraphy, with a large initial "T" decorated wtih an acorn and oak leaf embossed and foil stamped in gilt, bottom edge uncut; 15.5" by 11.5", one of 200 copies, unnumbered, inscribed in pencil "for Ruth Shelby", dated 2011, by Margaret Shepherd.
___CONDITION: Fine, clean with bright colours, without wear.
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