portfolios

Rondal Partridge Limited Edition Portfolio

This port]folio is the portfolio which Ron printed to coincide with his dual exhibits at the Oakland Museum and the California Historical Society in San Francisco, in 2001.

The portfolio contains the following five prints, three silver prints and two platinum prints.

  • Potato Field Madonna, Kern County, California, 1940 (silver)
  • Pave it and Paint it Green, Yosemite National Park, mid-1960s (silver)
  • Meg, 1953 (silver)
  • Two Right Hands, 1988 (platinum)
  • Eight Lantern Poppies, 1988 (platinum)

Prints signed by Rondal Partridge in the lower right-hand corner. Platinum prints printed on paper hand-coated by Rondal Partridge. Prints matted 13 inch by 16 inch on warm-white, archival mat board.

Portfolio presented in a 14 inch by 17 inch clamshell box, hand-bound in Japanese silk, with title stamped in gold on the front and side. The portfolio also contains a short, personal essay entitled Glimpses of a Universe by Daniel Dixon, long-time friend of Partridge and son of Dorothea Lange and Maynard Dixon. The essay is printed letterpress on fine papers in a four-page descriptive folder. Portfolio presentation and printed pieces designed by Ano Nuevo Island Press.