Catoptric Anamorphosis

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Michael Schützer-Weissmann, In Nomine Domini: Lives of the Composers. Eight etchings by John O’Connor on texts by Michael Schützer-Weissmann (London: John O’Connor, 1974). Copy 1 of 100. The etchings were printed at the Octopus Press at the Islington Studio, London. Graphic Arts Collection (GA) Oversize 2012-0006E

Subjects include John Taverner; Thomas Tallis; Dr. John Bull; Orlando Gibbons; William Byrd; William Lawes; John Jenkins; and Henry Purcell. The plate to illustrate Orlando Gibbons is a catoptric anamorphosis, to be viewed with the accompanying cylindrical mirror.