Watermark portrait of Dard Hunter.
Watermark portrait of Dard Hunter.
(Hunter, Dard)

Watermark portrait of Dard Hunter.

(Paris: Perrigot-Masure, c. 1922). Framed sheet of handmade paper with a chiaroscuro watermark portrait of Dard Hunter as a young man, based on a photograph by Clara Ragna Johnson. To the left, his name is lettered in the style characteristic of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Sheets of this handmade paper were inserted as specimens in Hunter's 1923 Old Papermaking and used as the prospectus for the 1925 Literature of Papermaking. In a silver-bordered floating frame, to allow light through the paper. Some chips to silver frame, else fine. (Paper measures 8 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches [291x215mm], frame measures 14 3/4 by 11 3/4 [373x297mm]). Item #26581

Price: $300.00

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