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The Sorrowful Princess (1988)

Wood Engraving
Dale DeArmond
Artist's Edition: 100
Edition of Artist Proofs: 10
Edition of Presentation Proofs: 10

Paper type: Archival quality
Print size: 7 ½" x 9"
Image size: 4" x 5"

Hand pulled by the artist on an Ettan etching press at Juneau, Alaska, October, 1988.

Illustration from the book Tales from the Four Winds of the North.

An Aleut story about a young girl, daughter of a great chief, who runs away with a man who beats and starves her. An old woman rescues her and takes her to the sky world where she marries a star and lives happily ever after. A kind of Eskimo/Aleut version of Beauty and the Beast.

Original price: $35.00