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All the Tom you will ever need.,
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This review is from: Tom of Finland XXL (Hardcover)
There have been many books dealing with the work of Tom of Finland, but this is the largest (literally, the book is enormous and heavy) of all.
Here you will find the most complete gathering ever of the work of Tom. He left such a vast legacy of work that the task of collating so much work from so many scattered sources must have been daunting. Taschen as usual,have managed to source work that was thought to have been lost,or that has not been seen in decades.Pencil preparatory sketches, watercolour, ink, all are here. The reproduction of the artwork cannot be improved upon. Some of the watercolour work is so closely reproduced that it is possible to see the bubbles where the paint dried on the page. Amazing.
Obviously,the subject matter is not for the faint-hearted,and nothing is taboo here. The book comes in a cardboard carry-case and has an embossed dustjacket,and ribbon bookmark.Printed on heavy and good-quality paper,this is a book to be treasured. Top quality from Taschen.