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Guide to the Rico Lebrun lithographs for "Drawings for Dante's Inferno", 1963

Collection Overview

Repository

Kellen Design Archives

Collection Identifier

KA.0092

Creator - Artist

Lebrun, Rico, 1900-1964

Title

Rico Lebrun lithographs for "Drawings for Dante's Inferno"

Extent

0.2 linear ft: 4 illustrations

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], [date (if known)], Rico Lebrun lithographs for "Drawings for Dante's Inferno", KA.0092, box __, folder __, New School Archives and Special Collections, The New School, New York, New York.

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Scope and Content of Collection

Four lithograph prints on Strathmore Cover by Rico Lebrun (1900-1964) for "Drawings for Dante's Inferno," Kanthos Press, 1963. 2000 copies of the book were printed, each containing four original lithographs. In his preface, Leonard Baskin, the book's designer, refers to Lebrun as "Goya's child."

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Kellen Design Archives - May 5, 2011

66 5th Ave./
lobby level
New York, NY, 10011
212.229.5942
archivist@newschool.edu

Preferred Citation note

[Identification of item], [date (if known)], Rico Lebrun lithographs for "Drawings for Dante's Inferno", KA.0092, box __, folder __, New School Archives and Special Collections, The New School, New York, New York.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open for research use. Please contact archivist@newschool.edu for appointment.

Use Restrictions

To publish images of material from this collection, permission must be obtained in writing from the New School Archives. Please contact: archivist@newschool.edu.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Original prints were probably removed from the publication in the New School Libraries, Drawings for Dante's Inferno, call no. NC1075.L35 C5.

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Related Materials

Full book, including reproductions of plates, will be found in the New School Libraries, call no. NC1075.L35.C5 Oversize.

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Keywords for Searching Related Subjects

Genre(s)

  • Etchings (prints).
  • Publications.

Subject(s)

  • Fine arts.

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder
Lithographs 
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Collection Guide Last Updated: 11/04/2016

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