JUAN BERNABEU

Platero y Yo

Work in collaboration with Else Edizioni
Illustrations about four chapters of the book
Platero y Yo
by Juan Ramón Jiménez
Roma, 2016

“Platero is a small donkey, a soft, hairy donkey: so soft to the touch that he might be said to be made of cotton, with no bones. Only the jet mirrors of his eyes are hard like two black crystal scarabs.

—”He is like steel,” they say.
Steel, yes. Steel and moon silver at the same time.”