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Creator:
Morpeth, Sarah, book artist.
Title(s):

[Bee book].

Published/Created:
[Elsdon, Northumberland] : [Sarah Morpeth], [2015]
Physical Description:
1 cut-paper work ; 17 x 19 x 9 cm (opened)
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N7433.4.M675 B44 2015 Flat A
Yale Center for British Art, Friends of British Art Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Three-Dimensional Artifacts
Notes:
Three dimensional paper sculpture.
Title supplied by artist.
Issued in a limited edition of 100 copies.
Small volume with eight cut-paper panels, depicting plants. The panels integrate words from Andrew Marvell's poem 'The Garden'. Emerging from the panels, on small metal wires, are five cut-paper silhouettes of bees, which bear the Latin names of bumble bees.
Within boards covered in green cloth; the inner panels also bear text from Marvell. Issued in small white box.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 6 of 100; signed, dated, and numbered in graphite, by the artist.
Subject Terms:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Bees -- Pictorial works.
Townfoot Studio -- Publisher.
Women in natural history.
Form/Genre:
Artists' books -- Great Britain.
Cut-paper works.
Toy and movable books.
Contributors:
Marvell, Andrew, 1621-1678. Garden.
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