Jeremy SiglerJessica StockholderRuth Lingen

Led Almost By My Tie



Edition Size



Collage, Letterpress, Lithograph, Pencil, Photo, Silkscreen




Artist Book


8.5 × 5 × 1.5 in


Picture Books

$ 4,800.00

1 in stock

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Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

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Harvard University, Houghton Library

Minneapolis Institute of Art

Nelson-Atkins Museum

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Smith College, Mortimer Rare Book Room

St. Louis Art Museum (SLAM)

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Preu├čischer Kulturbesitz, Kunstbibliothek

Swarthmore College

The New York Public Library (NYPL)

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Toledo Museum of Art

University of California, Irvine (UCI)

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Walker Art Center

Yale University, Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library

This book is the result of a 2-year collaboration between poet Jeremy Sigler, artist Jessica Stockholder, and the brilliant artist/printer Ruth Lingen. The images were made using lithography, transfer, letterpress, digital, collage and hand coloring on an incredible variety of paper and plastic pages. The artist etched the litho images directly onto the plates. The type is Bulmer, with various metal and wood sans serifs, all hand set.

All typography and printing done by Ruth Lingen, with assistance from Kathy Kuehn, Ariel Kitch, and Casey Roberts.

The paper is Somerset and vintage Coloraid, with various mylars and Jean Tetan plastics.

The binding was done by Mark Tomlinson and Ruth Lingen
Edition of 30, plus 9 artist proofs.
Numbers 16 – 30 are glued onto 1″ balsa wood, five copies came with a sculptural wall unit.
The book measures 8.5 x 5 x 1.5 inches
The book/sculptural unit measures approximately 14 x 18 x 9.5 inches.
The plastic casting is by Squire Broel.
Published by Picture Books