A Favorite Linocut
I’ve unearthed this old linocut of mine from one of my print drawers. It holds a special place for me because I sent it to my mom way back when, to offer up as a donation for one of several raffle prizes at a “church lady” fund raiser event. The punchline is that the winner of this linocut – which I happen to really like, still – was rejected, frame and all, by the winner of the draw. I remember being pretty offended. Can’t imagine why anyone would turn their nose up to this print.
Looking at this linocut today causes a movie to start playing in my head showing me sitting by the window in a vintage gold rush log cabin in the Yukon, hunched over my slab of linoleum making this drawing and then feverishly gouging the lino. I was very pleased with the residual lines that suggest tension and movement. The ribcage could have been executed better.
Hi Andre, My apologies for the delay in replying. Yes the Bird Dog print is available for purchase and is $80 USD.
How much your Bird Dog engraving sells for in today’s market?
Thank you kindly
Definitely outside the comfort zone! Anyway, thanks for taking time to comment.
The image is about 10 x 15 inches and an edition of 25 prints. It’s been out of circulation all this time so I haven’t sold many.
Glad you like it.
Yeah…..mad ……..maybe they were frightened by it. It was probably way out of their comfort zone.
Its a very good print. What size is it?