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publisher: ABCD, Paris (French, active 20th century)
portfolio with 10 color wood engravings with embossing on Arches paper, housed in a clamshell box, lined in crimson foam
- Collection Area
Books, Portfolios, and Manuscripts
- Object Type
- Credit Line
Gift of Judith P. Hummelt
- Accession Number
© unknown, research required
Karel Appel's Circus series comprises three volumes containing large wood engravings that playfully peek through cutouts in the folio, offering only a glimpse of the art. As the viewer opens the folio, the entire sheet is revealed, along with Appel's prose poems.
2013 Artist & Book: 100 Years Portland Art Museum