Omega Cuts. Woodcuts and linotypes by artists associated with the Omega Workshops and the Hogarth Press.

Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Wood Lea Press, 1998. Deluxe edition, limited to 105 copies in a special binding, with accompanying folio booklet with ten woodcuts—five by Fry, four by Vanessa Bell, and one by Carrington—printed from the original blocks by Simon Lawrence at the Fleece Press. There were 450 copies of the standard edition. Sixteen tipped-in color plates and many black & white plates and text illustrations, one folding. Fine in linen and board slipcase. Quarter brown morocco over patterned boards, using a pattern from the Omega Workshops. The author states that it may be by Vanessa Bell, but is unsigned. Folio. 147 pp. Item #12837

A beautifully produced, very useful history and catalogue of original prints made by artists associated with the Bloomsbury Group, including Vanessa Bell, Roger Fry, Duncan Grant, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, [Dora] Carrington, E. McKnight Kauffer, Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, and others. The excellent introduction by Judith Collins discusses the individual artists and the development of the wood- & linoleum-cut in modern times.

Price: $750.00

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