Connie Pierson Spokane, Washington USA
Here is an excerpt from the fairy tale "The
Raven" written in 1634 by
Giambattista Basile, on which this
print is based.
-The King, seeing the bright red blood sprinkled upon the white,
white marble, heaved a deep sigh and exclaimed, "O heavens! and
cannot I have a wife as white and red as this stone, and with hair and
eyebrows as black as the feathers of this raven?"
And he stood for a while so buried in this thought...
Medium: 5 color Woodblock print
Ink: Oil based