Metamorphosis of Love (Faust's Metamorphosis) by Stanley William Hayter

Metamorphosis of Love (Fausts Metamorphosis) by Stanley William Hayter

Metamorphosis of Love (Faust's Metamorphosis)

Stanley William Hayter

Title

Metamorphosis of Love (Faust's Metamorphosis)

 
Artist
Year
1931 -2 
Technique
engraving and mezzotint 
Image Size
5 7/8 x 4 1/4" platemark 
Signature
unsigned 
Edition Size
proof edition of 5, outside editions totalling 137 
Annotations
title in lower margin in unknown hand 
Reference
B&M 60 
Paper
cream Edita Prioux laid paper 
State
unrecorded between ii and iii with light mezzotint 
Publisher
New Review Editions, Fontenay-aux-Roses, Paris 
Inventory ID
13848 
Price
$800.00 
Description

A rare proof, before the edition of further mezzotint, from "Metamorphosis of Love", a collection of poems by George Reavey with 6 engravings by Hayter, May 1932. Dedicated to Thomas McGreery.

This image consists of an edition of 100, plus 6 HC marked A-F; 1 copy with original drawings and autographed manuscript; 30 press copies; 5 A/P's. Total: 142 impressions.

From: Peter Black and Désirée Moorhead, The Prints of Stanley William Hayter / A Complete Catalogue, Moyer Bell Limited, 1992, Mt. Kisco NY, pg. 400, Il. pages.