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jeudi 11 décembre 2014

Bernard Vercruyce publie « Vercruyce. Chats en Majesté »


Bernard Vercruyce
76 rue Gachet - 95430 Auvers-sur-Oise
vercruyce@orange.fr  - 01. 30. 36 .12. 02

Chers amis, chers clients,
Après « Les Chats de Vercruyce » qui présentait mes œuvres de 1983 à 1995, voici enfin le nouveau livre de mes travaux de 1995 à 2014 : « Vercruyce. Chats en Majesté »  qui vient de paraître aux éditions de « La Tour verte », avec une préface de Brigitte Bulard-Cordeau (cartonné, 104 pages, 85 reproductions couleurs, format : 24 x 31 cm). 
Si vous êtes intéressé par ce nouveau livre biographique, vous trouverez ci-dessous un bon de commande. Le livre vous sera envoyé par colis postal. Il est également disponible à mon atelier et vous pouvez aussi  le commander sur le site de l’éditeur : http://www.latourverte.com  
Enfin, il est aussi disponible sur commande dans les FNAC et grandes librairies.   (préciser le Code ISBN : 978-2-917819-32-6).
Merci de votre intérêt et de votre fidélité.     
Chat’micalement vôtre.                                                       
Bon de commande à renvoyer à : Bernard  Vercruyce, 76 rue du Dr Gachet, 95430 Auvers-sur-Oise
NOM :……………………………………………………Prénom……………………………
Adresse : …………………………………………………………………………………………
Code Postal :……………………………Ville :……………………………………….
Tel : ……………Adresse email (pour toute précision) :………………@…………
Commande……exemplaire (s) du livre au prix de 23 €, soit  ………………… 
+ frais de port  (1 livre =   10 €, /2 livres = 12 €, /3 livres = 14 €) …………………..
 L’envoi se fera par colissimo en cartonnage de protection.
Etranger CE : + 15 euros de frais de port                
Total à payer  …………………… 

Merci de joindre votre règlement par chèque bancaire à l’ordre de Bernard Vercruyce.
Si vous désirez une dédicace, merci d’indiquer à quel prénom (et/ou nom) ? :

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Vous ne recevez pas ma lettre d’information par mail, alors si vous souhaitez être tenu au courant de mon activité, mes expositions et autres projets, inscrivez-vous en me communiquant votre mail : _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

(Merci  d’écrire votre adresse email très lisiblement, vous savez que chaque lettre est importante)

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mercredi 10 décembre 2014

Salon SAFADORE



MESSAGE COLLECTIF

Pour défendre leurs idées sur l'art quatre peintres ont rédigé
la Charte FABER 21
Ce texte fondateur sera présenté officiellement au cours du Salon SAFADORE
au Mont-Dore en février.
La revue "Univers des Arts" vient de consacrer 2 pages dans son N° 177 du mois de décembre
à cet événement.
En voici la reproduction.

cordialement     Christian Lepère





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vendredi 5 décembre 2014

Lettre de Bernard VERCRUYCE




cliquez pour agrandir
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mardi 2 décembre 2014

L'AFCEL sera présente à la 8ème édition du Salon du Livre LUNÉLIVRE le 7 décembre prochain



La huitième édition du salon du livre Lunélivre se tiendra au salon des halles 
en plein centre de Lunéville (54300) le 7 décembre prochain 
de 10h et jusqu'à 19h
Il est axé sur le polar
L’on y présentera Annabelle Chronique D'Une Non-Morte pour la première fois en salon. Undead Story et Le Monde Des Morts seront de la partie. Des exemplaires des recueils collectifs Pandore et Damnations seront aussi disponibles.
L'AFCEL y présentera un florilège d'ex-libris ayant pour thème la justice. 


lundi 17 novembre 2014

galerie-guy-pensa.fr à partir du 21 novembre prochain.

 

Galerie d'art en ligne avec 600 œuvres disponibles dont 
les gravures de :

André BONGIBAULT burin & aquatinte (France)
Koji IKUTA manière noire (Japon)
Olga KELEYNIKOVA eau forte & aquatinte (Russie)
Christian LEPÈRE eau forte (France)
Abderrahmane MADA vernis mou (Algérie)
Hélène NUÉ burin sur cuivre (France)
Yuri NOZDRIN eau forte rehaussée (Russie)
Mikio WATANABE manière noire (Japon)
Josef WERNER eau forte (CZ / D)
et + encore...


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15 Graveurs de Rêve aux Ateliers MORET à Paris du 5 au 21 décembre







vendredi 14 novembre 2014

l'AFCEL sera au 12e Salon du Livre de Woippy, 15 et 16 novembre 2014



12e Salon du Livre de Woippy, 15 et 16 novembre 2014
Sous la houlette du Comité d’Histoire Régionale, 10 associations d’Histoire et de Patrimoine seront présentes à Woippy pour cette édition du Salon du Livre d’Histoire dont l’A.F.C.E.L.
Détails des conférences, expositions, présentation d’ouvrage, auteurs :


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mercredi 12 novembre 2014

Exposition à la Bibliothèque nationale suisse à Berne



Stéphan Landry, ʻWhy not’, Carnets de Rome, 5 cahiers, Rome 1997–1997


Unikat – Unicum. Livres d’artistes du Cabinet des estampes
22.11.2014 – 28.2.2015

« Unikat - Unicum » marque le coup d'envoi d'une série d'expositions ayant pour thème : Les livres d'artistes du Cabinet des estampes de la Bibliothèque nationale suisse. Elle est en lien étroit avec le projet du Fonds national suisse de la recherche qui porte, durant trois ans, sur « Les artistes et les livres (1880-2015). La Suisse comme plateforme culturelle ».
Dans cette première exposition, « Unikat - Unicum » appréhende le livre d'artiste non seulement comme un genre particulier, mais aussi comme une conception radicale du livre en tant qu'exemplaire unique. L'exposition invite à approfondir ce phénomène de la « pièce unique », lequel apparaît comme contradictoire et protéiforme, dans un contexte où le livre devient le support d'une multiplicité fondamentale. Des œuvres de la fin des années 1950 jusqu'à aujourd'hui en fournissent un panorama représentatif. L'exposition, structurée sous forme de thèse, donne un aperçu du travail artistique entourant ce type de livre comme pièce unique - un travail qui frappe par la richesse de ses variations, par son aspect expérimental ainsi que par les projets et processus qui le commandent. Il s'agit ainsi de chercher ce qui, dans l'originalité artistique, se conçoit comme singularité - en tâchant de bien distinguer cette approche de l'idée courante que l'on se fait de ce qui n'advient qu'une fois. Tous les objets exposés témoignent de cette unicité des conceptions individuelles de l'œuvre d'art : qu'il s'agisse de carnets artistiques où apparaissent des traces manuscrites ou engendrées techniquement ; d'éditions de luxe avec accessoire graphique ou illustratif ; du vestige d'une pratique artistique ou encore d'une création sculpturale originale.
Commissaires : Susanne Bieri, Andrea Giger
Le thème de l'exposition sera développé lors d'un colloque scientifique et dans deux tables rondes, qui auront lieu les 21 et 22 novembre.

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lundi 10 novembre 2014

J.M. MATHIEUX-MARIE à la GALERIE AD SOLEM





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Museo Biblioteca Comune di Bassano del Grappa



Sperando di fare cosa gradita vi inviamo in allegato il bando di concorso e l'istanza di partecipazione alla Quarta edizione della Biennale dell’incisione Contemporanea “Citta’ di Bassano del Grappa”.
Il bando e il modello dell'istanza di partecipazione sono pubblicati alla pagina concorsi del sito web del Comune di Bassano del Grappa http://www.bassanodelgrappa.gov.it/Il-Comune/Servizi-on-line/Concorsi/Quarta-Edizione-Biennale-dell-Incisione-Contemporanea-Citta-di-Bassano-del-Grappa
Con i migliori saluti

HopingYou would appreciate, we send the attached Notice and the application form for the Fourth Edition of the Biennale of the Contemporary Engraving “Città di Bassano del Grappa’’.
The same Notice and application form are published on line in the website of the City of Bassano del Grappahttp://www.bassanodelgrappa.gov.it/Il-Comune/Servizi-on-line/Concorsi/Quarta-Edizione-Biennale-dell-Incisione-Contemporanea-Citta-di-Bassano-del-Grappa
Best Regards

Segreteria
Museo Biblioteca Archivio
via Museo, 12
36061 Bassano del Grappa
tel. +39 0424 519904 / 519901
fax +39 0424 519914
e-mail: a.scotton@comune.bassano.vi.it

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COMPETITION NOTICE
IV EDITION OF
THE BIENNALE OF THE CONTEMPORARY ENGRAVING
“CITTA’ DI BASSANO DEL GRAPPA”
1. Theme: the City of Bassano del Grappa - Area III Cultura Museo, mindful of the great legacy of the Remondini family,
whose museum was inaugurated in September 2007 at Palazzo Sturm, announces the IV edition of the Biennale of the
Contemporary Engraving "Città di Bassano del Grappa", in order to contribute to the promotion and to the enhancement of
the research related to the art of engraving. The event will take place in Bassano del Grappa, in Palazzo Sturm. The
technical organization is entrusted to the Area III Cultura Museo of the City of Bassano del Grappa. The IV Biennale will
open on the 20th of February until the 17th of May 2015. These dates are subject to change.
2. Structure: The Biennale is exclusively reserved for engravings: intaglio, engraving, drypoint, mezzotint, etching, aquatint,
mixed media and woodcuts, on wood wire or on wood end, linocuts, and other related materials such as plexiglass, using
the same technical procedure, with absolute exclusion of lithography, screen printing, of any other photomechanical
proceeding, course design, one-design and graffiti. Each contestant may submit up to two works. All the engravings
received must not have been awarded in other competitions. The exhibition concerning the selected works is entrusted to
the Area III Cultura Museo of Bassano del Grappa.
3. Rules of participation and method of delivery of the works: those who intend to join the competition must send their
works by 12.00 pm on the 16th of January 2015 to the Protocol Office of the City of Bassano del Grappa, Via Matteotti 35,
in a closed envelope bearing the words "Area III - Biennale of Contemporary Engraving ‘’Città di Bassano del Grappa –
NO COMMERCIAL VALUE – PRINTED MATTER", and containing the following documents:
a) written application form using the attached format;
b) a good quality digital photos of the work submitted on a CD-ROM (minimum 300 dpi TIFF format; base 20);
c) the two works with which you compete. These works must strictly observe the requirements stated in Paragraph 4;
d) curriculum vitae of the author in a digital format up to 1 folder (1800 characters including spaces).
The delivery of the application form and the photos of the works can be done by hand, by mail or by courier: the sending
will happen at the sole risk of the sender. The applications received after the deadline (only the stamp by the local protocol
will prevail ) will not be taken into account. The promoters and organizers of the Biennale can not in any way be held
responsible for delays or non delivery of the works.
4. Formats, requirements and labeling of the works: under penalty of exclusion, the size of the works sent must not
exceed or equal to 500x700 mm, must be shipped without frames or glass and must be contained inside strong plans of
cardboard, plywood or wood. Each work must be accompanied by a label affixed in the back of the plate, filled with the
author name, title, date, construction technique and signature. The cost for sending the works are at the competitors’s
expense.
5. Diffusion of the Notice: the Notice of the competition is published on the website of the City of Bassano del Grappa
(www.comune.bassano.vi.it) and on the notice board situated in the Country Hall from October 20th 2014 to January 16th
2015.
6. Jury and prizes: After the competition deadline, the applications will be verified and the 25 works selected to be exposed
during the Biennale will be inserted into the catalogue published by the Municipality. Between the 25 selected, the jury
will assign two prizes: a Prize for Jung engravers IV Biennale of the Contemporary Engraving for artists aged between 19
and 35 years old and a Prize IV Biennale of the Contemporary Engraving Città di Bassano del Grappa. This selection will
be made by a jury appointed by the manager of the Area III of the city of Bassano del Grappa. The instruments of
appointment of the Commitee will be published on the website of the municipality of Bassano del Grappa,
www.comune.bassano.vi.it , in the section contests after the expiry of the notice. The decision of the jury is final. The
winning work will become part of the museum collections. The Museum of Bassano will award the winners with an
exhibition during the next Biennale of the contemporary engraving.
The result of the selection will be published on the website of the City of Bassano del Grappa (www.comune.bassano.vi.it) in
the section contests. The organizing secretary of the Biennale will send timely communication regarding the outcome of the
selection by letter or e-mail or by phone.
7. Usage Rights: the competitors, while remaining holders of all rights of exploitation of the works presented in the
competition, recognize to the City of Bassano del Grappa the right to reproduce them free of charge for any initiative to
promote the Biennale; furthermore they recognize the right to exhibit them in shows, to publish them in the catalog and in
other promotional materials of the event, with clear evidence of the author. Moreover, the competition material could be
used by the City, always pointing out the names of authors in publications, banners, posters, etc., even on the internet, to
promote the Civic Museums of Bassano del Grappa, without the author has to claim anything. Relatively to the winning
work, the City of Bassano will acquire property rights and economic exploitation of the same.
8. Withdrawal of the works: the submitted works will not be returned but will remain available for withdrawal by the 31st of
July 2015 and may be withdrawn, after notification, directly from the venue of the Museo Civico in the museum's opening
hours (from Tuesday to Saturday from 9.00 am to 19.00 pm). The withdrawal will take place in person or by a proxy
signed by the author of the work.
The works that will not be removed within the specified time will become property of the City of Bassano del
Grappa.
9. Conditions of exclusion: The following persons can not enter the competition:
 the Jury, their spouses, parents and relatives up to the third degree; their employees or employers or those who have ties
or ongoing relations and cooperation with the members of the same;
 those who, for whatever reason, have participated in or contributed to the drafting of the notice;
 those who, on application, fail to meet the requirement of the enjoyment of civil or political rights;
 those against whom a sentence has been pronounced, or has became irrevocable a penal sentence, or has been requested the
application of the penal sentence, within the meaning of the ‘’articolo 444 del codice di procedura penale’’ for serious
offenses against the State or the Community that could affect the professional behaviour; also cause of exclusion will be a
sentence with res judicata for one or more offenses of participation in a criminal organization, corruption, fraud, money
laundering, as defined by the ‘’atti comunitari citati all'articolo 45, paragrafo 1, direttiva Ce 2004/18’’;
 those who do not obey to the rules set out in this Notice
10. Organizing Secretariat: the Secretariat of the Biennale is located at the secretariat of the Museo Civico of Bassano del
Grappa, Via Museo 12, tel. 0424 519904 - 519905 - fax 0424 519914, e-mail: info@museibassano.it. The opening hours
are the following: from Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 13.00 pm. All submissions and requests for information relating
to the Biennale should be addressed to the secretariat of the exhibition.
11. Damage to the works: the City of Bassano del Grappa is not responsible for any damage that would occur during the
sending and the withdrawal of the works and during their stay inside the Museum.
12. Disputes: Each competitor must ensure that it is the author of the submitted work and that he disposes of all the rights, that
the work is original and does not give rise to any third part claims based on misleading advertising, plagiarism, imitation or
counterfeit, knowing the damage which could result, in case of false statements, to the sponsors of the competition after the
publication of the work, its exhibition and in every additional operation (effect of section 7). The competitor also rises the
town of Bassano del Grappa from any claims made by third parties regarding the use of their works, as well as any claim
for any breach of the existing legislation on intellectual property and copyright, on which from now on the author assumes
every responsibility. The personal information communicated to the Library Archive Museum Area of the City of Bassano
del Grappa is collected solely for the performance of duties provided by the law, and the consent is required to partecipate
in this competition. The competitor shall retain the rights conferred by the Code of Privacy (Legislative Decree no. 196,
30.06.2003) and in particular has the right to request the updating, rectification or integration of data, and to oppose data
concerning him for legitimate reasons.
Bassano del Grappa, October 16th, 2014
THE MAYOR
RICCARDO POLETTO
The information on article 13 Leg. 196/03 will be made at the time of registration of the data of the participants to the
competition, under art. 13 paragraph 4 of the Law.

__________________________________________________

To the Municipality of Bassano del Grappa
Area III – Cultura Museo
Via Matteotti, 35
36061 Bassano del Grappa
I ............................................................................................................................................
BORN IN........................................................DATE.............................................................
TOWN..................................................................................................................................
PROVINCE..........................STREET ....................................................................................
TAX CODE ..........................................................................................................................
TELEPHONE……………………………………………………………………..
E-MAIL………………………………………………………………………………..
DPR 28 December 2000, n. 445, under its sole responsibility and aware of the penalties provided by
criminal law and special laws regarding false documents,
ASK
To partecipate to the Biennale of Contemporary Engraving “Città di Bassano del Grappa”, with the
following works (state the title)
1. work……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
2. work……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
I THEREFORE DECLARE
_ To be the author of the presented works and to have all the rights as specified in the
Notice in paragraph 12
_ That the presented works have not been rewarded in other competitions
_ To have read and to accept all the clauses in the Notice relating to the use rights of the
works
_ To avoid the exclusion conditions specified in the Notice in paragraph 9
Warning:
Attach a photocopy of a valid identity document (identity card, driving license or passport, etc.). In
this case, the signature must be authenticated in accordance to Article 38 of Presidential Decree
December 28, 2000, No 445..
SIGNATURE
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vendredi 7 novembre 2014

Exposition Jame's Prunier à Nancy



 Vernissage de l'exposition de Jame's Prunier le jeudi 13 Novembre à partir de 18h à la galerie de l'atelier 41 grande rue à Nancy. L' exposition de ses toiles se prolongera jusqu'au 27 décembre.

Mlle Lannez Laëtitia 
La galerie de l'atelier
0383327298
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mardi 4 novembre 2014

lundi 3 novembre 2014

L'AFCEL sera présente au 12e Salon du Livre de Woippy les 15 et 16 novembre 2014



Sous la houlette du Comité d’Histoire régionale, 10 associations d’Histoire et de Patrimoine dont l'AFCEL seront présentes à Woippy pour cette édition du Salon du Livre d’Histoire.
Détails des conférences, expositions, présentation d’ouvrage, auteurs :

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dimanche 26 octobre 2014

Belles reliures à Forcalquier


Exposition de reliures à caractère érotique enrichie de dessins, peintures, gravures, photos.

Y participait Monsieur Michel FLORIOT, membre de l'AFCEL, (contact : fmfloriot@yahoo.fr ) avec un livre d'art comportant 6 gravures à l'eau forte et aquatinte de Pavel HLAVATY (Prague) 
"hommage au Marquis Franz von Bayros"
L'érotisme de ces œuvres y est sublimé par une très belle reliure à la Bradel.

 
      


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mercredi 22 octobre 2014

CONCOURS D'EX-LIBRIS en BULGARIE

Dear Sirs,
We are the Lyuben Karavelov Regional Library from Ruse, Bulgaria.
The Library was founded in 1888.
The Ruse library is organizing an International Competition for Exlibris for the 11th time.
Last year's theme of the contest intrigued many artists, so this year we decided to issue a theme "Ex Libris - Ex Heriditate".
This competition gives to all participants an opportunity to show, by the means of the exlibris art, their very own perspective towards the cultural heritage.
Over 2000 items are in the Ruse Library collection.
You can find all works at: http://www.libruse.bg/image/tid/22
We trust that you will be interested in this competition.
Should you want any further details, I am at your complete disposal

Reneta Konstantinova
Lyuben Karavelov Regional Library
Reference and information department


RÈGLEMENT
“LYUBEN KARAVELOV” REGIONAL LIBRARY - RUSE
ORGANIZES
XIth INTERNATIONAL EXLIBRIS COMPETITION
RUSE 2015
REGULATIONS FOR PARTICIPATION

THEME
       In 2015 the theme is EX LIBRIS - EX HEREDITATE“.
REQUIREMENTS
The competition is open to artists of all nationalities of any age and profession. All graphic techniques are eligible in case they allow replication labeled according the International standard identifier for EX LIBRIS.
The authors may participate with up to 3 /three/ works, 4 /four/ copies of each.
OBLIGATORY REQUIREMENTS
Filled and signed Application form, available at www.libruse.bg
On each print’s back a label that is attached to the Application form is filled in and glued. In case of modifying any data from the Application form, the author is obliged to notify the Library.
The ex libris work must contain the text “EX HEREDITATE”, the author’s name and the country he or she represents. Other signs, letters, words and texts, may also be included. The maximum size of the image is 130/130 mm and of the graphic sheet 150/210 mm.
SENDING ADDRESS AND DEADLINE
The works should be sent by post by 31.05.2015 (the date of postmark).
Address:
“Lyuben Karavelov” Regional library, Graphic room
1st “Dondukov - Korsakov” Str.
7000 Ruse, Bulgaria
OWNERSHIP, RIGHTS OF USE AND PUBLICATION
The works become property of “Lyuben Karavelov” Regional library - Ruse and they are not returned. They become part of the permanent collection of the Graphic room and the Library gets the right to use and publish them within the cultural policy of the institution without any need for an explicit copyright permission. For these activities of the Library no remuneration for the authors is provided and no claims are recognized.
In case of a change in the Application form’s data authors are required to inform the Library. By their participation each author accepts these Regulations and by their signature in the Application form he or she certifies that they submit the rights of the works sent to the Library.
AWARDS
GRAND PRIX at the amount of 300 EURO
Sponsor awards.
Each participant meeting the requirements of the Competition gets a certificate and a catalogue.
After a preliminary selection each author will be presented in the catalogue with one work only. All received works are published on “Lyuben Karavelov” Regional library’s website www.libruse.bg. The selection and the awards are determined by a professional jury.
An exhibition of the works admitted to the competition will be presented to Ruse public and media in September-October, 2015.
For contacts and further information:
Tel.: + 359 82 820 126; fax: +359 82 820134; mob. tel.: +359 878 574916

XІ Международен конкурс за екслибрис – Русе – 2015
XIth International Ex Libris Competition – Ruse – 2015
Ex LibrisEx Hereditate 
Апликационна форма /Application Form

Фамилия / Surname.........................................................................................................
Име / Name........................................................................................................................

Дата  на раждане / Date of birth.....................................................................................
Националност / Nationality.............................................................................................

Тел. / Tel:……………………………………. Mobile: ………………………………...
E-mail: ……………………………………… Web…………………………………......

Адрес / Address.................................................................................................................
Код / ZIP code ..................................................................................................................
Град / Town.......................................................................................................................
Държава / Country ..........................................................................................................
Information about works

  1. Заглавие / Title.....................................................................................................
      Техника / Technique ………………………………...........................................
      Година на създаване /Year of creating……………………………………….

  1. Заглавие / Title.....................................................................................................
      Техника / Technique …………………………………………………………...
      Година на създаване /Year of creating……………………………………….

  1. Заглавие / Title.....................................................................................................
      Техника / Technique …………………………………………………………...
      Година на създаване /Year of creating……………………………………….

Съгласен съм с условията на Конкурса и разрешавам личните ми данни от тази форма да се съхраняват и ползват единствено за неговите нужди.
I agree with all competition regulations and authorize processing of my personal data in compliance.

Дата / Date:
Подпис / Signature:
Етикети / Labels

  1. Фамилия, име  / Surname, name
........................................................................
Държава / Country......................................
Заглавие / Title ...........................................
Техника / Technique...................................
година на създаване / Year of creating.....
  1. Фамилия, име  / Surname, name
Държава / Country.....................................
Заглавие / Title ..........................................
Техника / Technique..................................
година на създаване / Year of creating.....
  1. Фамилия, име  / Surname, name
Държава / Country....................................
Заглавие / Title ..........................................
Техника / Technique..................................
година на създаване / Year of creating.....
  1. Фамилия, име  / Surname, name
Държава / Country....................................
Заглавие / Title ..........................................
Техника / Technique..................................
година на създаване / Year of creating.....
  1. Фамилия, име  / Surname, name
Държава / Country.....................................
Заглавие / Title ..........................................
Техника / Technique..................................
година на създаване / Year of creating.....
  1. Фамилия, име  / Surname, name
Държава / Country.....................................
Заглавие / Title ..........................................
Техника / Technique..................................
година на създаване / Year of creating.....
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