The Damsel and the Old Witch
Wood-engraving by Levetus
5 x 4 inches
Turkish Fairy Tales, facing 5
One of Levetus’s quirky, child-like designs which combines strong characterization with an unusual composition. Levetus amplifies the impact of her figures by placing them in confined or unexpected settings – this time in the form of an enclosed space dominated by the tree, which becomes one of the characters.
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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.
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