Laurels Number One

Strange Birds

(American, 1911–2012)
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Support: Original pasteboard porfolios. Inside folders of handmade paper and hand printing by Douglas Howell.
Sheet: 32 x 42.2 cm (12 5/8 x 16 5/8 in.); Image: 25.1 x 33.5 cm (9 7/8 x 13 3/16 in.)
© Will Barnet Trust/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Alexandre Gallery, New York, NY
Catalogue raisonné: Cole 93
Edition: 300
Impression: 42/300
Location: not on view
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Chris Ritter, director of the Laurel Gallery, New York, planned that Laurels would be a periodical with literature, prints, original calligraphy, handset type, and handmade papers by Douglass Howell. The first issue, which appeared in May 1947, included prints by Joan Miró, Anne Ryan, Stanley William Hayter, Reginald Marsh, George Constant, and Will Barnet. Only four issues were published.
Strange Birds

Strange Birds


Will Barnet, Laurels Gallery

(American, 1911–2012)
America, 20th century

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