Tipping the good printer [with] drunken printer. Woodblocks. Michael McCurdy.
Tipping the good printer [with] drunken printer. Woodblocks.

Tipping the good printer [with] drunken printer. Woodblocks.

Great Barrington, MA: Penmaen Press, Ca. 1984. Two engravings by Michael McCurdy, mounted for presentation. The upper print depicting a bespectacled printer seated in his neat and orderly workshop, receiving a Christmas tip from a well dressed couple. The print below depicting a printer in his cups, kicking over his press to the consternation of his fellow workers.

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. Each print approx. 5 x 5", mat 16 x 19 1/2" Very good + condition. Item #26157

Price: $100.00

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