​A hand signed limited edition print from the Mondo Scripto collection by Bob Dylan,Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door

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Mondo Scripto (2018)

Knockin' On Heaven's Door


A hand signed limited edition print from the Mondo Scripto collection by Bob Dylan.

The new Mondo Scripto collection features a selection of Bob Dylan’s most renowned lyrics, handwritten by him in pen on paper and accompanied by an original pencil drawing - offering for the first time ever a visual representation of his lyrics.

Printed from these original artworks onto 300gsm Somerset silk stock, each of our limited editions is float mounted to retain the deckle-edge finish and hand-signed by the artist. The impression of a plate mark and embossed logo on each piece are the finishing touches to Dylan’s instantly-recognisable aesthetic.

Displayed on Somerset 300gsm paper and framed to museum standard

Image size: 28.8in x 17.5in

Framed size: 40.5in x 29.5in

Edition size: 495
Medium:
Drawings
Subject: Landscapes

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"Knockin' on Heaven's Door" is a song by American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, written for the soundtrack of the 1973 film Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid. Released as a single two months after the film's premiere, it became a worldwide hit, reaching the Top 10 in several countries.

The song became one of Dylan's most popular and most covered post-1960s compositions, spawning covers from Guns N' Roses, Eric Clapton, Randy Crawford and more.

Described by Dylan biographer Clinton Heylin as "an exercise in splendid simplicity", the song features two short verses, the lyrics of which comment directly on the scene in the film for which it was written: the death of a frontier lawman (Slim Pickens) who refers to his wife (Katy Jurado) as "Mama"