It is no wonder Lars Bo is considered one of Denmark's most coveted artists.
|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.
|Edition||Artist's Proof, regular edition is 120|
|Plate size||13 1/2" height X 16" width|
|Paper||wove, likely Arches|
|Frame||Two archival window mat boards, UV filtering glass, wood molding|
|Frame size||24 3/4" height X 27 1/4" width|
|Signed||"Lars Bo" in graphite at viewer's lower right margin|
|Date of creation||1973|
|Condition||Excellent, as appeared framed, glazed|