FRANK BOYDEN (American, b. 1942)
The Irreverences, Provocations & Connivances of Uncle Skulky - 2004
This artist book features a suite of 21 intaglio prints and one self-portrait intaglio print of the artist enclosed in Uncle Skulky’s skull, together with two original drawings. Notes, titles, and various lines of verse by the Norse poet, Egil Skallagrimsson, accompany each print. The sheets are bound in a cover featuring an original lacquer drawing by the artist. Letterpress type is Centaur and Arrighi. The book is bound as s drum-leaf binding with a leather and linen drop-away spine and is housed in a linen and silk lined, drop-spine box. Colophon signed and numbered by the artist. Edition 4/6. 15 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches, boxed. P.O.R.