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See this online exhibition at the Boston Public Library

On the Edge – the Hidden Art of Fore-Edge Book Painting

This website highlights a special collection of more than 200 high-resolution images of fore-edge paintings housed in the Rare Books Department of the Boston Public Library.  Includes articles on the history of fore-edge painting by Anne Bromer and Martin Frost, and an essay on the BPL collection by Muriel Figenbaum.

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[and for a look at contemporary fore-edge painting, click on this link to Martin Frost’s website]

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