Neuhart Santa

Marilyn & John Neuhart Santa Print: $40

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Marilyn Neuhart tells the story of this imaget:

I had the bright idea to make a giant card for Christmas 1969. John was not noticeably enthusiastic but he went along with the idea, so I drew the Santa, cut some screens and John did the type. It took both of us to pull the squeegee because of the large amount of ink required for a poster of this size. That didn’t work very well, so I got behind John and held on to his belt while he gave a mighty pull. That made him even more unhappy. John rigged a clothesline to hang the wet sheets on. The fumes really built up after a bit so John opened the garage door, causing the sheets to blow into each other and get smudged. By this time he was openly hostile, and kept saying “Why didn’t you think of that?” We started with 150 sheets, a number that rapidly dwindled to our final edition of about 75. We were divorced at least six times during the process, which was normal for this type of project.

  • Hand printed by David Dodde
  • Individually numbered
  • 130# Acid-Free Cover Weight Paper
  • 26 x 20 (640 mm x 508 mm)
  • Shipped in custom tubes with special wrap

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