Eliza

eliza wood engraving

TITLE: Eliza
SIGNATURE: John Steins
MEDIUM: Wood engraving on end-grain boxwood
IMAGE SIZE: 4 x 4 in
PAPER SIZE: 8 x 11 in
EDITION SIZE: Open
PAPER: Japanese Goyu
OTHER MARKS: Signed, titled in pencil

PRICE: $75

commentary:

Eliza was a Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizen who lived in her traditional territories in the Klondike. She had a fantastic depth of character and appearance, which I tried to capture in this wood engraving. Referenced from a photograph by Paul Gowdie. Watermark and deckle paper for illustration only.

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