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THE MOON

It's an unique release of Grimm's Brothers tale, that consists of 13 illustrations made in etching technique, printed on fine printmaking Fabriano Rosaspina paper. A digital touch is a custom typography, I created for this purpose. Enjoy! 

In days gone by there was a land where the nights were always dark, and the sky spread over it like a black cloth, for there the moon never rose, and no star shone in the obscurity. At the creation of the world, the light at night had been sufficient (...)

(...) Old and young rejoiced, when the new lamp let its light shine over the whole land, and bed-rooms and sitting-rooms were filled with it. The dwarfs came forth from their caves in the rocks, and the tiny elves in their little red coats danced in rings on the meadows (...)

(...) and when the fourth was borne to his grave, the old state of darkness recommenced, and whenever the people went out at night without their lanterns they knocked their heads together (...)

(...) There he reduced the dead to subjection, bade them lie down in their graves again, took the moon away with him, and hung it up in heaven.

Brother's Grimm exlibris