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Artists' proofs

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Proofs numbered separately from the edition, but often made at the same time as the edition, for the use of the artist. They are typically signed and marked in a special way and are usually sold at inflated prices. Artists' proofs are often the first 10 to 20 prints of a run; although the number of artists' proofs occasionally approaches that of the main edition, this practice is considered unethical.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Paola Agosti photographs

Call Number: GEN MSS 1759
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 667 black-and-white and color photographic prints by Italian photographer Paola Agosti documenting social change, political movements, and daily life in Italy, South America, Cuba, and the United States. Agosti’s photographs of Italy depict the feminist movement and women’s rights organizations Movimento di Liberazione della Donna and Unione Donne Italiane in the 1970s and 1980s, the gay rights collective Fronte Unitario Omosessuale Rivoluzionario...
Dates: 1970–2020

Andrews Memorial Bookplate Collection of Irene D. Andrews Pace (Personal Bookplates)

Call Number: BKP 2

The collection contains bookplates and other documentation related to the personal ex-libris designs of Irene Dwen Andrews Pace (1892-1962).

Dates: 1924-1962, bulk 1950-1960

Ken Campbell archive

Call Number: MSS 25
Scope and Contents: The collection spans the years 1975-2003 and reveals Ken Campbell's creative process throughout his career as a book artist. The bulk of the collection contains Ken Campbell's artist book materials and separate prints which relate to several of his books. Proofs, extra sheets, letterpress forms, zinc etching plates, photographs, negatives and dummies document Campbell's creative process. The collection also includes materials about Campbell's unpublished book ...
Dates: 1975-2003

Collection of bookplates by Edwin Davis French

Call Number: BKP 49

This collection contains bookplates, original artwork, trial proofs, artist’s proofs, additional process materials, and correspondence related to the production and/or exchange of bookplates by Edwin Davis French.

Dates: 1893-1915