Child with the Sun (1992)

Wood Engraving w/blind embossing

Dale DeArmond

Unknown Edition (likely 25) 

Edition of A/P: 2

Paper type: Archival quality

Hand pulled by the artist from the original endgrain maple block and handcut embossing plate on an Ettan etching press at Sitka, Alaska in October 1992. 

Illustration for an Athabascan folktale about Raven who wanted the sun for his village. He impregnated the daughter of the chief who owned the sun. Raven bided his time and when the grandfather let the child play with the sun, Raven stole it and set it in the sky.