A proof lithograph for the book ‘Métamorphose’ (plate ll). It is the similar as the version used in the book, the ink is just a little darker. 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 1320)
Sheet size 50 x 34 cm
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 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.