KING, Ron, b. 1932 ~ The Monk, The Canterbury Tales.
Original silkscreen print. First edition of 50, this an Artist’s Proof numbered, titled and signed by the artist in pencil. Image size 370 x 215. Paper size 570 x 395 mm.
Ron King’s first artists’ book, The Prologue, was printed in 1967 using Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales’ text accompanied by 20 silkscreen mask-like prints representing the major characters in The Tales.
Ron King is probably the most important book artist working in Britain today and continues to produce outstanding, innovative work, leading the way in this art form.