Underwood, Leon (1890 - 1975)
Bear. Wood-engraving. 1926. Signed and dated. For 'Animalia or Fibs about Beasts', Publ. Payson and Clarke, New York, 1926. 6.25x7 inches. Framed: 15x13.5 inches.


'The hibernating Russian Bear / Learned to avoid the winter's care. / Loving summer honey best / He took his fill and slept the rest. / His purpose to oppose, / Bees used his noes to sting. / Their purpose to oppose, / For nose he swapped a lather thing.'

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This work appears in the Exhibition: LEON UNDERWOOD - Prints 1921-1952