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Vers Dunsinane (To Dunsinane)

Lars Bo

About The Vers Dunsinane (To Dunsinane)

Dunsinane is a hill NE of Perth, in central Scotland: a ruined fort on its summit is traditionally called Macbeth's Castle.

Another haunting image by the incomparable Lars Bo.

Hayter's technical influence is clearly demonstrated in the rich variation of tonal and linear qualities in this print.

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Dunsinane is a hill NE of Perth, in central Scotland: a ruined fort on its summit is traditionally called Macbeth's Castle.

Another haunting image by the incomparable Lars Bo.

Hayter's technical influence is clearly demonstrated in the rich variation of tonal and linear qualities in this print.

About the Artist Lars Bo was born in 1924 in Denmark, deceased in 1999. He attended the School of Applied Arts in Copenhagen from 1940 -1943. 

Around 1950 Bo moved to Paris. There he studied printmaking techniques under Stanley William Hayter, director of Atelier 17. 

Beginning in 1952, Bo produced etchings and aquatints as illustrations for books by many renowned authors including Victor Hugo and Hans Christian Anderson. In the mid 1950s. Bo began exhibiting his individual prints and paintings in Paris and began working as an illustrator for the French magazine, Le Monde. Having internationally established his reputation as a printmaker by 1960, Lars Bo exhibited his work in England, Japan and the United States.
Medium Etching, sugar lift and line on paper
Edition 26/ 99
Catalogue raisonne #143
Plate size 121/4" height X 17 1/2" width
Signed "Lars Bo" in graphite at viewer's lower right margin
Date of creation 1974
Condition Good, not excellent due to mat burning in margins
Provenance Jo Bur
Mat size 26 1/2" height X 30 3/4" width
Other Works by Lars Bo
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