Arts: GRAPHICS: Bringing Stones to Manhattan

Bringing Stones to Manhattan

The foremost and most famous lithographic shop in all the world is Paris' Imprimerie Mourlot Frères. Since Jules Mourlot bought it in 1914, the shop's workroom has been the meeting place for artists from all over the world, including such satisfied customers as Chagall, Cocteau, Miró and above all Pablo Picasso. They flock to Mourlot, which today is run by Jules's second son, Fernand, to take advantage of his superlative craftsmanship in the production of their original lithographs, posters and book illustrations, and for his advice on how...

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