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Yukon River Story (1990)

Wood Engraving
Dale DeArmond
Artist's Edition: 50
Edition of Artist Proofs: 5

Paper type: Archival quality
Print size: 9" x 11"
Image size: 7" x 9" (one 3" x 5", seven 2" x 3" blocks; put in the press and printed as one)

AKA: Mouse; Willow Grouse; Otter; The Man Who Went Through Everything; Mink; Wolverine; In the Traveler's Hand; Rabbit

Hand pulled by the artist from the original blocks on an Ettan etching press at Juneau, Alaska, March, 1990.

Editor's note: in addition to the regular edition, Dale also pulled individual prints featuring characters by themselves. These were most likely considered samples, given to work associates, friends and/or family.

Illustration for an Athabascan folktale about a man's journey down the Yukon River and his adventures with the different animals he met. Clockwise starting with the man they are: spruce grouse; mink; rabbit; the gnat people who were so small they made their canoes from dried leaves; wolverine; otter; and mouse.

Original price: $80.00