Sunday, September 26, 2010

MOBY-DICK, Page 086 (re-drawn)

(For various reasons, a handful of these illustrations needed to be redrawn. These are the new versions.)

Title: "Cap'ain, you see him small drop tar on water dere? You see him? well, spose him one whale eye, well, den!" and taking sharp aim at it, he darted the iron right over old Bildad's broad brim, clean across the ship's decks, and struck the glistening tar spot out of sight.

9.25 inches by 6 inches
ink and marker on found paper
September 26, 2010

(Original version below)


  1. It was rather soothing to be able to recreate an almost identical copy, and any slight variations in the art were due to re-drawing this on a slightly smaller page. Good old Queequeg!


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