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An Italian Journey Limited Edition

Experience the splendour of the Italian landscape with this jewel-like pocket-sized book. Anne Desmet RA captures so much in tiny drawings reproduced here at actual size.

This special edition copy includes a signed wood engraving print, San Severino Marche, and is presented in a chic, clothbound clamshell box. Published in a limited edition of 40, each is signed and numbered by the artist.

A follow up book has been published, illustrating A Greek Journey, also available as a Special Edition.

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Dimensions 10 x 15cm
Fabric & material Hardback
No. of Pages 120
No. of Illustrations 60
Edition 40
Medium Print with Book
SKU 02085218

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Product story

This densely packed book spans 25 years of the artist’s extensive travels the length and breadth of Italy and is filled with her intensely observed tiny drawings. Anne Desmet specialises in wood engravings, linocuts and mixed-media collages. She became a member of the Royal Academy of Arts in May 2011 and is one of only three wood engravers to be elected as an Academician in the RA's history. In this video, Desmet takes us through each step in creating the spectacular limited edition print, San Severino Marche



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