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Pere Castor

Pere Castor

Pere Castor


15.  Pierre Belvès.  Linogravure [Linocutting]. (Manuels du Père Castor).  Paris: Flammarion, 1947.

This kit, which contains everything necessary for making linocuts, was one of a series designed to teach children how to mold clay, draw on scratch board, weave, and make plaster casts. Pierre Belvès, who designed the set for linocutting, later became a co-founder of the innovative art education program, Les ateliers du carrousel.

15a.  Pages 9-10 from the accompanying instruction booklet.

15b.  Pages 14-15.