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Description: In this powerful image an imposing bird with one piercing eye visible and a menacing, sharp curved beak towers over his vanquished prey. The wood engraving is initialled in the block, as well as, signed in full in graphite at the lower right margin.

Image is 8″ x 10″ and printed on a sheet of paper which measures: 11″ x 12 1/2″. It was published by the Woodcut Society of New York in 1950 as the 38th presentation print. Item #PR00398

Roderick Mead (1900-1971) got his degree in Fine Art from Yale and then studied with George Luks at the Art Students’ League. He later studied printmaking with Stanley Hayter at Atelier 17.

Condition: Two small remnants of original hinging tape on verso at the upper corners have left two spots of bleed-through at the upper blank margin on recto, otherwise very good.