Underwood, Leon (1890 - 1975)
Camel. 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.

'Of influences on a beast, / Heritage is not the least: / The overhanging upper lip / On the sad face of a camel / Is the relic of a slip, / And indicates the way / The early struggle of a race / Left its mark upon a face / That thirsted for a seventh day'.

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