Re: Digest Number 345
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>In reply to Jake's find at auction at Sotherby's. Jake, is the backgroundIn this book:
>behind the horse the only part of this that is marbled, or is the ink drawing
>sitting on top of the larger block which has been marbled?
> I have never been able to analyze complex works such as this.
Title: Christopher Weimann (1946-1988) : a tribute /
Author(s): Weimann, Ingrid. ; Weimann, Christopher. ; Sönmez, Nedim,;
Publication:Tübingen : Jäckle-Sönmez,
Description:107,  p. : p., ill. (some col.), ports., samples ;,
Descriptor:Marbling (Bookbinding) -- Specimens.
Marbled papers -- United States.
Note(s):"This book is published in two formats. The regular edition
numbered 101-400 contains 8 original
marbled papers by Christopher
Weimann. The deluxe edition numbered 1-100 contains in addition
... 4 special pieces ... Regular
edition number 162"--T.p. verso./ Mounted sample on t.p./ Includes
Responsibility: Ingrid Weimann ; Nedim Sönmez ; with over 90
illustrations, 38 in color and 8/12 original samples
made by Christopher Weimann.
which is a tribute/memorial to the late Christopher Weimann, who died
tragically so young, there are articles about him as well as a collection
of his writings. He was fascinated by marbling with stencils and he
figured out how the old masters created designs such as this typical "old
nag". He tells here how it was done here.
George K. Huber