The Old Print Shop

Ode on a Grecian Urn.

  • ARTIST: Matt Phillips

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Editions Koch, Berkelery 2003.


    DATE: 2003.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 13 1/2 x 9" (34.1 x 22.8 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Poetry by John Keats, hand colored etchings by Matt Phillips. 16 sheets of paper. Title page, 2 pages of poetry, 1 page "Thoughts about Keats' Grecian Urn, 1 page "About by Drypoints, 11 drypoints hand colored by the artist, 1 colophon page. Tall quarto, loose as issued in a dark blue and burgundy clamshell case. Edition of 21. Signed and dated in pencil by the artist on the colophon page, inscribed 6/21. <BR><BR> From Colophon: <BR> "Keats' Ode on a Grecian Urn was designed and printed by Peter Rutledge Koch in an edition of 21 copies. The test, printed from photopolymer plates on Rives BFK, is composed in a digital restoration of the historic Fell types, a Dutch baroque typeface imported by Bishop Fell for the Oxford University Press in 1672. The drypoints were printed by Kay Bradner in her San Francisco studio and hand-watercolored by the artist. The box was constructed by John DeMerritt in Emeryville, California."

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: Signed and dated in pencil on the colophon page. Inscribed "6/21."

  • CONDITION: Very good condition.