Sotoporteghi Veneziani and more art by Amy N. Worthen

Sotoporteghi Veneziani, 1995
39 x 29 cm (h x w)
hardbound book of engraved prints on paper
not for sale
[Des Moines Art Center Permanent Collections; Gift of Des Moines Art Center Print Club in honor of Peg Buckley, 1995.63]

(Gift Print, 1995)

Since 1989, engraver, printer, print historian, and curator Amy Worthen has spent much time in Venice. Living and working there for years at a stretch, Venice became an important theme in her work. Engraved, printed, and bound in Venice in collaboration with a group of book artists, Worthen’s book contains twelve original engravings depicting the distinctive passageways known as sotoporteghi. The collection of bound prints was printed in fifteen copies.

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