Bill Ritchie Work in the

Megan Huckabay Collection

Sur La Mariner #1

2005. Print. Intaglio from copperplate etching. Black ink on chine colle'd Japanese chiri paper with Arches backing. 12 X 9 in. Subtitled Guemes Island. A/P. Not published. Signed lower right.

Artist's comment: While I was creatijng a plate to become a map of Guemes Island (also known as Two Dog Island in my stories), I got curious about my plates from the '90s, so I pulled out one from the Handmade Dogs series of my hand with 256 points in the arborescent pattern and printed it thusly. It was the first print I made on the Mariner Halfwood Press No. 1, as the title says.


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