In the meantime, I'll leave you with this lovely untitled woodcut by John DePol, who was the preeminent American practitioner of wood engraving before his passing at age 91 a year ago tomorrow. I had the honor of meeting Mr. DePol, who gifted his extensive collection to the rare book and manuscript library where I work.
To learn more about this marvelous man and his 70-plus year career, go to:
If you have only a few minutes, I'd suggest that you check out Mr. DePol's etchings and wood engravings of his native New York City. They're stunning.