FROM EBRU TO MARBLED PAPER, ON THE HISTORY OF MARBLED PAPER IN THE ORIENT AND ITS WAY TO EUROPE. Nedim Sönmez.
FROM EBRU TO MARBLED PAPER, ON THE HISTORY OF MARBLED PAPER IN THE ORIENT AND ITS WAY TO EUROPE.

FROM EBRU TO MARBLED PAPER, ON THE HISTORY OF MARBLED PAPER IN THE ORIENT AND ITS WAY TO EUROPE.

(Marbling).
  • Tübingen: Jäckle-Sönmez, 1995.
  • 4to.
  • linen
  • (6), 7- 47+(1) pages

Price: $300.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 62154

Printed in a limited edition of 250 numbered and signed copies. Finely illustrated with even tipped-in original marbled specimens beautifully marbled for each book separately by the artist. An overview of the art of paper-decorating known as ebru, or marbling. Traces its origins in China and Japan to its use by Turkish calligraphers of the 15th century up to its influence on Western artists in the twentieth century. Translated in English alongside the German original by Margaret Johnson-Kubinski. Several patterns based on designs by Sebek Mehmed Efendi. Printed by Müller and Bass in Tübingen. Bound at Lachenmaier in Reutlingen.