Francis Bott proof lithograph for the book, ‘Métamorphose’ (plate l). The image is printed in a black and white lithograph but the colour is hand painted. The colours used for the hand colouring are slightly different to the printed version. Printed on hand made wove paper with the printers registration marks, the crosses, at the top and bottom of the margins. In good condition. (Reference: Henze 1319)
Sheet size 50 x 34 cm (19.75 x 13.5 inches)
The lithograph is a proof for the book ‘Métamorphose’. The folio comprised of seven original zinc lithographs by Frances Bott and was inspired by a poem by Muggiasca. Printed on handmade paper and 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 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.