ESCOFET. José. The Auricula. Stephanie Hoppen. 1990.
12 colour plates 52 x 40 cm with title page, subscribers list and two leaves of text by Brenda Hyatt, in original green solander box with gilt label to front; each plate signed and numbered by the artist in pencil; very good.
No. 303 of limited edition of 500. Escofet was born near Barcelona in 1930 but later settled in England. Throughout the 1980s he painted a series of internationally applauded flower paintings inspired by the classic Dutch and Spanish schools of still-life painting. This publication was put together in collboration with the Stephanie Hoppen Gallery, where he exhibited much of his work, and this copy came directly from the gallery itself.