El Barrio de San Telmo - Cincografias Originales de Juan Batlle [Batle] Planas.
[SERIES]: Laminas de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires, 8.
Batlle Planas, Juan [Batle]
Place of Publication
Instituto Historico de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires
LIMITED EDITION - COPY No.338. RARE collection of 12 b&w silkscreen (serigraph) prints by an eminent Argentinian artist Juan Batlle Planas (1911-1966) belonging to the surrealist school, but orienting in his later phases to romanticism. Many of his works, while obscure, were sombre in feeling, influenced by social unrest and economic and political problems in Argentina. Batlle Planas was an influence on numerous Latin American painters, including Roberto Aizenberg and Dalila Puzzovio, who studied under him. The prints depict San Telmo ("Saint Pedro González Telmo") - the oldest barrio (neighborhood) of Buenos Aires characterized by its picturesque colonial buildings. 390x280mm. 12 separate plates & 12 text pages (6 unbound double pages) laid in Hardcover folder with cloth spine and string-tie closure. Prints actual size: 26x16cm printed on white framing background. Title sticker mounted on folder front cover. Folder curved. Folder strings tattered. Folder edges and corners bumped and worn/peeling. Folder front board dirty. Folder rear board and spine stained. Folder flaps detached. Spine edges tattered/peeling. [SUMMARY]: Only the folder of this extremely rare collection of unique silkscreen prints has sustained some wear. All plates are in very good condition and ready for framing!