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Alfredo Alcain
Spain 1936


Io Sono Pinocchio

Galleria Estampa, Madrid, 1984

 As Alcain’s concertina b&w etching is extended, we see Pinocchio’s nose grow to be almost 63.0 cm long. With brush and paint in hand Pinocchio relates how his tall story telling brought about his elongated nose. Concertina format 10.0 x 63.0 cm (open). 10.0 x 6.5 cm folded and housed in plastic cassette case. Signed, dated and editioned in pencil. Edition 120/195.
Courtesy grahame galleries + editions, Centre for the Artist Book