© Rebecca Johnstone These little flycatchers are found in England’s hedgerows. Pretty little birds. From the etching press, a first proof. I have since gone in …
Wee, sleeket, cowran, tim’rous beastie, O, what panic’s in thy breastie!
What an interesting comparison of cultures; from the appreciation of the English eye; a view of Italy; reflected through Indian translation for English visitors. The influence of European Engravings from the 18th century is obvious; an interesting reference point to the exhibit of engravings of Venice, also in the museum, though finishing today you can view some of the images online.
Above is one of my recent etchings, pondering the Honey Eater.