BOTT, Francis

Francis Bott lithograph for ‘Métamorphose’ plate V (Henze 1323)



Francis Bott proof lithograph for the book ‘Métamorphose’ (plate V) . It is the same as the version used in the book. Printed on hand made wove paper with the printers registration marks, the crosses, at the top and bottom of the margins.   A small handling fold in margin, printing a little uneven, else in good condition.(Reference: Henze 1323)

Sheet size 50 x 34 cm (19.75 x 13.5 inches)




Item details

The proof was printed for the publication of the book titled ‘Métamorphose’. The folio comprised of seven original zinc lithographs by Frances Bott and was inspired by a poem by Muggiasca. The book is printed on handmade paper and was published by Galleria Henze-Campion d’Italia in 1980. (Sette litografie a Colori di Francis Bott inspirte a Posie di Fabio Muggiasca. Sieben Farblithographies von Francis Bott zu Gedichten von Fabio Muggiasca.

The Henze numbers to this set are H1319-1325.

The edition was printed as the following:

50 examples numbered and signed by the artist. Signed by artist and author at rear.
7 were numbered in roman numerals, with an original drawing.
8 examples of ‘epreuves des artistes’ were reserved for artist and author.
10 examples stamped.


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