CANTAR DE LOS CANTARES de Salomon
Ornamentacion-Grabados / Libero BADII/ Cantar de los cantares / de Salomon/ Capitulo/ Mutuo encanto del esposo y de la esposa/.
Buenos Aires, (Imprenta Anzilotti) 1969. In-4 (33, 1 x 25, 3 cm). Special copy produced (in addition to the limited edition of 25 copies) by the artist on 'Auvergne à la main' for the printer Osvaldo Anzilotti, inscribed to him by Badii on the colophon-page accompanied by a drawing of two lovers. Containing 4 aquatints (with gouache and pencil applied onverso), 5 bindstamped images, mostly heightened by gouache or ink. Together 24 pages folded from 6 sheets, in the original folded paper wrappers with original drawing in ink & gouache on the front.
The graphic work as book illustrator of the Italian-Argentinian artist Libero BADII shows his origins as a sculptor. He combines various techniques, including blind-stamping, to obtain a multi-layered and almost three-dimensional and extremely lively book-production.