ALLA VISTA d'ITALIA - Six
Vignettes in 3-D
Designed, written and illustrated by Jacqueline Ernst.
Assembled and hand bound by kenneth holly.
Enter Another Dimension
Step into six of the most captivating cities in Italy when you open
this sculptural star.
Tied open with ribbons, the volume instantly transforms to an in-the-round
of six scenes. Five hidden panels glide out smoothly between each vignette
a brief history of every scenic vista. Closed, the eye-catching front
a miniature 3-D insert that echoes the full-size pop-up perspective of
revealed inside the album.
Designed for shelf storage
with your traditional library, the modified concertina
features tan cloth-covered boards. Six city scapes painted in watercolor
and ink were each designed for full color reproduction. Details of Rome,
Florence, Siena, Pisa, Venice and Vernazza open in four hand cut layers.
Prose on one side of
the pull out panels outlines the significance of each site. Versos detail
the edition's inception along with the title page and a colophon numbered
and signed by both the
artist and binder.
Title: ALLA VISTA d'ITALIA - Six Vignettes in 3-D
Size: 8-1/4" X 8-3/16" X 1-1/2" (closed)
Medium: Concertina star book of three dimensional hand cut paper
watercolor pen and ink illustrations digitally reproduced in full
Materials: Tan, cloth-covered boards. Contents digitally printed
on white 100#
Digital Color card stock. Six full color illustrations are assembled in
layers. Pull out panels printed in two parts on 100# Kelly Digital
card stock are glued together and edged with duplex card stock
Edition: Limited to 25 copies signed and numbered.
Price: $2500 USD + Insured shipping $25 and Handling $10.