Acapulco: A Portfolio of Little Paintings (SIGNED)
by Robins, Louisa
New York: F.A.R. Gallery, 1947. 1st. Hardcover. First Edition. Limited to 100 copies, this being copy #47, SIGNED by Ms. Robins. Small folio portfolio. Large single sheet quarter fold,  pp text;  leaves of color plates laid in. A near fine copy. An uncomon collection of charming prints done in a combination of silk screen and pochoir by the Martha Berrien Studios in New York City - only 2 copies located in online institutions. Pochoir is a refined stencil-based technique employed to create prints or to add color to pre-existing prints. It was most popular from the late 19th century through the 1930's with its center of activity in Paris and in 20th century America in the studio of Martha Berrien, who also used celluloid for stencils. Ms. Robins (1898 - 1962), painter and illustrato,r lived in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.
(Inventory #: 17236)
Western Americana, Californiana, Americana, Travel & Exploration, General Antiquarian
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