Romeyn de Hooghe to the Burgermasters of Haarlem
Illustrated by Leonard Baskin (American, 1922–2000), Calligrapher John Everett Benson (American, born in 1939), Text by Romeyn de Hooghe (Dutch, 1645–1708), Printer and Publisher Gehenna Press, Northampton, Massachusetts (American, founded in 1942)
Place of Publication: Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
Gehenna Press: Work of Fifty Years (1992), 69
Overall: 22.8 x 14.7 x 0.5 cm (9 x 5 13/16 x 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with one wood engraving and calligraphic initial
Not On View
(Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1971) Octavo; [6 ff.], plus loose plate; original publisher’s marbled paper boards, paper label on upper cover.
Portrait of de Hooghe; calligraphic initial on title.
Northampton [MA]: The Gehenna Press, 1971
In graphite below the colophon: "Leonard Baskin"; also below the extra copy of the portrait engraving, in graphite: "proof Baskin"
Carl Zahn, by whom given to MFA, 2007.
Gift of Carl Zahn
© The Estate of of Leonard Baskin