Tuesday, September 28, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 390

Title: Coming still nearer with the expiring breeze, we saw that the Frenchman had a second whale alongside; and this second whale seemed even more of a nosegay than the first. In truth, it turned out to be one of those problematical whales that seem to dry up and die with a sort of prodigious dyspepsia, or indigestion; leaving their defunct bodies almost entirely bankrupt of anything like oil.

5.25 inches by 6.5 inches
ink on found paper
September 27, 2010

2 comments:

  1. Brilliant paper/image combination.

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  2. I do love the little book this came from. I have a number of leaves from this book still remaining. They are quite a bit smaller than some of the other pages I used, but something about them is a delight so I parse them out very carefully.

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