Newark, Delaware, 2014. 15 x 23. Twenty-seven leaves: Title, colophon, descriptive page, 23 daily posters for the Tour de France + 1 composite print of the entire bicycle race. Quarter linen tray case covered in a pastepaper illustration of a landscape traversed by bicycle wheels. Fine. Item #17644
A portfolio of 23 posters in 23 days!
Portfolio E of 26 sets. Memorable moments of each stage of the bike race were translated into a poster that day. The posters were produced spontaneously, without sketches, with composition directly on the Vandercook. Over the course of the race, 37 participants engaged in this marathon printing project. Printed on Somerset Textured White 300 gsm using wood & metal type, bike gears, grosgrain ribbon, and bike chain, this is a colorful tour de force. With a set of 7 small cards printed on both sides illustrating & describing each poster.