Great Barrington, MA: Penmaen Press, Ca. 1984. Limited edition. This is an engraving by Michael McCurdy of himself, at work in his studio. McCurdy is depicted with his back to the viewer, holding a print he has just taken from the press up to the light. Signed & dated below the print, in pencil; also signed within the print. Limitation 4/50.
McCurdy (1942 - 2016) was a noted American author and illustrator, recognized for his trademark b&w woodblock engravings. He was also the founder of Penmaen Press in Boston.
A fine copy handsomely mounted for presentation in a large maroon mat by a New York literary agent, with printed title on verso. 5 1/4 x 6 3/4", mat 16 x 19 1/2" Very good + condition. Item #26155