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"Nathaniel Hawthorne Posing with a Formally Dressed Gopher" by Dennis Corrigan, Amer., (B. 1944)
Etching & Aquatint, ca. 1975, AAA ed. of 250, 9-3/8 x 12-1/8, signed and inscribed AP in pencil, with the printers blindstamp lower right corner, on Arches Buff wove paper. A delightful and detailed fantasy by Corrigan, well known for his complex witty, satirical and surreal etched portraits of notable historical figures.