As published in ‘Poeme-Dialogue De La Resurrection’ by Loys Masson. The book was published by Caracteres and printed by Bruno Durocher in Paris, 1953. It is from a small edition size of 100 copies printed on Velin D’Arch, therefore rare. The sheet is slight overall browning of paper, otherwise in excellent condition.
Image Size 240 x 230mm
Page Size 300 x 300mm
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.