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Greedy Owl (1990)

Wood Engraving w/colored penciling
Dale DeArmond
Artist's Edition: 50
Edition of Artist Proofs: 5

Paper type: Archival quality
Print size: 7 ½" x 9"
Image size: 5" x 6"

AKA: The Owl

Hand pulled by the artist from the original endgrain maple block on an Ettan etching press and hand colored with Prisma colored pencils. Juneau, Alaska, March, 1990.

An Athabascan folk tale from the Yukon River country. Owl had a wife and 12 children but he was so greedy he never shared his kill with them but ate it all himself. One day his wife killed a large bear. She tried out the fat and made Owl eat all of it and then he drank the grease. It made him so fat he couldn't fly anymore.

Original price: $45.00