a collection of wonderful things: intaglio prints

a collection of wonderful things: intaglio prints

published by scrimshaw, the legendary east bay press in 1972 and designed by mark adams and frederick mitchell. 151 pages of color and black and white prints of landscapes, portraits, animals and nudes. known for her deceptively simple and intimate style, van hoesen lived with her husband mark adams for 46 years in a converted firehouse in the castro where they hosted a weekly figure drawing group with wayne thiebaud, gordon cook, theophilus brown and others. a collection of wonderful things was the first book published of van hoesen’s work and is essential to anyone interested in 20th century printmaking.

a collection of wonderful things: intaglio prints a collection of wonderful things: intaglio prints a collection of wonderful things: intaglio prints