Gone Ladies. For Pauline Boty. Christopher LOGUE.


Gone Ladies. For Pauline Boty.

Np.: Vandal Publications Ltd. for Gear, 1966. Offset litho poem poster, illustrated with images of Marilyn Monroe, produced for sale at Tom Salter's Gear boutique, Carnaby Street. 57.8x44.3cm. Printed by Harrison & Sons Ltd. Edition size unknown. Logue created his first poster poem, 'To My Fellow Artists', with Germano Facetti in 1958, who subsequently introduced him to Derek Boshier and Pauline Boty at the Royal College of Art. Logue wrote 'Gone Ladies', an adaptation of Villon's 'Ballade des dames du temps jadis', in 1966 and dedicated it to Boty, who died that year at the age of 28. Old corner pinholes; fairly unobtrusive scratch mark to lower right side; overall, Very Good plus.