Underwood, Leon (1890 - 1975)
Giraffes. Wood-engraving. 1926. Signed and dated. For 'Animalia or Fibs about Beasts', Publ. Payson and Clarke, New York, 1926. 7x6.25 inches. Framed: 15x13.5 inches.

'Giraffes' necks are longest / From endeavours in the past / To improve the "crow's nest", / By lengthening out the mast. / Their eyes so big and shiny bright / Need a higher sense of sight.'

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