Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child (1978-79)

Wood Engraving
Dale DeArmond
Edition of 50
Edition of A/P: 6

Paper type: off-white Japanese, textured
Image size: 2 ½" x 2 ⅝"

AKA: Motherless Child

Editor's note: this was one of Dale's earliest wood engravings. To accommodate its lengthy name, she titled, numbered, and signed the print along the images' left, bottom, and right sides.

​​The print is a portrait bust of a walrus who looked so lugubrious that I gave it that very long name. This is a wood engraving, which is something quite different from a woodcut. It is done with engraving tools on very hard end-grain wood – boxwood in this case.

Original price: $15.00