Venice: Piazza San Marco

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Dublin Core

Title

Venice: Piazza San Marco

Subject

Venice (Italy)--In Art | Venice (Italy)--Pictorial Works | Piazza San Marco (Venice"," Italy)--In Art | Piazza San Marco (Venice"," Italy)--Pictorial Works | Artists' Books--Massachusetts--Specimens

Description

This series of books grew from the artitst's love of travel and passion for the old travel guides filled with notations"," reciepts and ephemera from past travelers. Fifth in a series that celebrates her favorite views"," this book is a view of the Piazza San Marco in Venice. Other books include Florence and Paris as well as Fenway Park"," and Boston Harbor. Peering through Venetian Gothic windows"," we see Basilica di San Marco"," the Campanile"," Clocktower"," and a glimpse of Procuratie Vecchie set against an old map.

Inscription: Signed by artist in pencil on back and numbered. | Colophon reads: This is the fifth in an ongoing series of tunnel books depicting my favorite views.

Edition Size: 500

Creator

Davidson, Laura

Publisher

Self-published
Boston"," MA

Rights

These materials may be protected under copyright law and may only be used for educational, teaching, and learning purposes. If intended use is beyond these purposes, it is the sole responsibility of the user to obtain the appropriate copyright permissions.

Format

Materials/Printing: offset.

Structure/Folds: accordion folds, tunnel book, 5 panels. Issued in an envelope, with a hand-painted, offset-printed "stamp" of Venice pasted onto the upper right corner.

Dimensions: 13 x 18 x 12 cm (open)

Type

artists' books (books)

Coverage

Twenty-first century (dates CE)

Date Created

2010

Medium

The original object was photographed with a NIKON D300 digital camera at 300 ppi as a JPEG file format. The JPEG file was then modified in Adobe Photoshop.
Photographer Marie A. Andrews
4 total views: front view, back view, overhead view

Citation

Davidson, Laura, “Venice: Piazza San Marco,” Seattle Art Museum Libraries: Digital Collections, accessed March 29, 2023, https://samlibraries.omeka.net/items/show/1455.