ARTIST: John Steins
IMAGE SIZE: 12 x 21 in. (30.48 cm x 53.34 cm)
PAPER SIZE: 18 x 27 in. (45.72 cm x 68.58 cm)
EDITION SIZE: 20
OTHER MARKS: signed, titled and numbered in pencil
When I began printmaking in Dawson, my dwelling/studio was a small gold rush era log cabin in the north end of town. My neighbours were always helpful supplying me – as the “Cheechako” newcomer – with things I might need for a better Yukon experience. One day someone brought over discarded kitchen cabinets which I didn’t really need but seized on the plywood doors for making woodcuts. This is portrait of a friend’s cat done on one of those cupboard doors.