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Matt Phillips 11 handcolored drypoints 1/21  

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Ode on a Grecian Urn

Keats, John


Editions Koch



Eleven hand-colored drypoints and one relief print by Matt Phillips. Keats's poem is printed on two pages. Another text page discusses Matt Phillips's take on the poem, and on the fourth text pages Matt Phillips discussed his drypoints. Sheets measure 44.5x22.5 cm (13½x9"), housed together in a morocco-backed dark blue silk clamshell case with paper cover label. One of 21 copies, this being an unnumbered presentation copy to Elisabeth Phillips. 

Matt Phillips,  artist and academic, is credited with reviving and promoting the monotype style for making singular impressions on paper.  This is one of only 21 copies of his wonderful interpretations of Keats' classic poem.

Lot Amendments

Bit of very faint rubbing to spine corner tips of clamshell case; else fine.

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