MICHEL BRACKE – Alchemist, 1967
Wood engraving
Sheet size: 275x215 mm
Image size: 180x120 mm
Edition: Size of edition unknown; scarce – Signed in plate
Original woodcut by Michel Bracke, initialled and dated in the block, one of ten published in the print portfolio De bladen voor de grafiek (Derde jaargang 2, 1970). De bladen voor de grafiek was published in Lier (later Bruges), Belgium, at the rate of four numbers a year, between 1968 and 1983. Each number consisted of ten loose prints (usually wood engravings or linocuts printed from the original blocks and plates) by a single artist, with an accompanying leaflet, contained in a card porfolio. The engravings were printed by Sanderus, Oudenaarde, on stiff art paper. Condition: Fine.