BOTT, Francis

‘Metamorfosi: Metamorphosen’ Book illustrated by Francis Bott ; Written by Muggiasca



‘Metamorfosi: Metamorphosen’ written by Muggiasca and illustrated by Francis Bott

The folio comprises of seven original zinc lithographs by Frances Bott and was inspired by a poem by Muggiasca. The book is printed on handmade paper, the lithographs are printed in colour. Each lithograph is signed and with ‘Epreuve d’artiste’  (Artist proof) written in pencil by Francis Bott. Loose as issued and housed in a buckram box. The text is in German and Italian and was published by Galleria Henze-Campion d’Italia in 1980.In excellent condition.

(Sette litografie a Colori di Francis Bott inspirte a Posie di Fabio Muggiasca. Sieben Farblithographies von Francis Bott zu Gedichten von Fabio Muggiasca.
Size approximately 400 x 300mm


Item details

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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