Silkscreen by Francis Bott printed on Marais watermarked paper. The lithograph is printed in green, grey, yellow and black and is signed, dated ‘51. From a very small edition size, this is numbered 1 of 4 copies. The sheet has some light handling folds, otherwise in good condition.
Image size 380 x 490mm
Page size 500 x 650mm
Reference: Henze 184
In the 1930’s-40’s Bott exhibited at the Galerie Maeght Surrealist show organised by André Breton and Marcel Duchamp. However, after 1948 Bott’s work transformed into abstraction and he was showing alongside Pierre Soulages, Hans Hartung and Ben Nicholson. A film made in 1957 about him, Soulages and Vieira da Silva, titled ‘Three Artists From Montparnasse’ they were the centre of the École de Paris movement at the time.The lithograph was made in this period.