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De la Meca Esthetique / DuPont, Albert, editor ; Broutin GP ; Canal F ; Dupont A ; Lemaitre M ; Letaillieur F., 1991

Identifier: CC-16308-16656

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Scope and Contents

The theme, "meca-esthetic" means the field of all the instruments of art in general and painting in particular such as canvas, brushes, tubes, etc. and for engraving the paper, the colors, etc. The bookbinding made by Dupont was made to illustrate this theme as well as the etchings in which the possibilities of "meca-esthetique" by way of manipulating, cutting, handcoloring, collaging, etc. the surface, the edge, or the depth of each etching. Arches paper was used for the prints. -- Source of annotation: Marvin or Ruth Sackner.


  • Creation: 1991



0 See container summary (1 hard cover book + unbound pages (folded, letterpress) + 4 prints (etchings, handcolored additions, collaged additions) + print (etching, collaged additions, perforated) (2 pages) in artist bookbinding (museum board, cloth, wood, paper, sand, hair, cardboard corrugated, cork)) ; 65 x 49.5 cm (prints) + 70 x 54.5 x 5.2 cm (bookbinding)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Physical Location

guest bedroom f

Custodial History

The Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, on loan from Ruth and Marvin A. Sackner and the Sackner Family Partnership.


Published: Paris, France : L'Inediteur. Signed by: Albert Dupont (l.r.- cover); Gerard Broutin (l.r.- print); Francoise Canal (l.r.- print); Albert Dupont (l.r.- print); Maurice Lemaitre (l.r.- print); Francoise Letaillieur (l.r.- print). Nationality of creator: French. General: About 60 total copies. About 3 number copy. General: Updated by: MARVIN.

Repository Details

Part of the The Ruth and Marvin Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry Repository

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