by Richard Minsky

Snapshots of a 16" x 20" canvas as it evolved into a self-portrait,
drawn in pencil, erased, redrawn, and painted over in successive layers of oils.

This edition resulted from a request by Richard Roth, curator of the exhibition Local Self-Portraits at the Hudson Opera House, to provide a work for the show, June 12-August 14, 2010. The Deluxe Edition of this book was in the exhibition, not the painting. The first pencil sketch was done on March 8, 2010.

Printed inkjet on acid free paper in archival pigment Epson inks.
Cover printed inkjet on canvas, finished with automotive lacquer.

Deluxe Edition, limited to 5 copies
copy No. 5

9" x 12"

Copy No. 1 of the Deluxe Edition and Copy No. 1 of the Limited Edition will be included with purchase of the 16" x 20" oil on canvas.

Deluxe Edition, Copy No. 2
12 Steps

Deluxe Edition
Edition size: 5
Book Size: 9" x 12"
Price: $1,200.00
Copies 3 and 4 are available with your choice of the above covers.

Deluxe Edition


Limited Edition of 25 copies
17 Steps
6" x 9"

Limited Edition
Edition Size: 25
Book Size: 6" x 9"
Price: $395.00

Limited Edition


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