Jan 28, 2019
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The Secret Paintings Hidden on the Edges of Books

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See the painting hidden in the gilt edges of the pages of the book!! It’s called ‘fore-edge painting‘, and this book is one of several in Cornell University Library – Rare and Manuscript Collections.

We’ve actually done a huge post on these books before. If you’re interested in learning and seeing more check out: 40 Hidden Artworks Painted on the Edges of Books

 

 

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