Tuesday, 3 January 2012

M is for .. Animal Woodblock ABC

M is for ... Mice or Mouse

Some of these letters are surprisingly difficult to choose. It is not the choice of animal but that they have not inspired enough printmakers to create pictures.

Wood engraving
Ernest Mervyn Taylor (1906-1964)
He was a New Zealand artist born in Auckland.
For more information - See Ferner Galleries

"Doormice" c1925
Norbertine Bresslern-Roth (1891-1978)
See - www.joseflebovicgallery.com

Margaret Wells (20th Century, British)

Carl Montford
American - Link

Very poor selection of anglo-european mice --- so here are a few classic Japanese woodblock prints.

"Mouse and Grapes" c1910
Seitei - Link

Shibata Zeshin c1880 - Link

"Cat and Mouse" c1930
Hoson (1877-1945)
see - Castle Fine Arts
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