[The Seamstress], from the periodical "The Studio"
(1870 - 1932)
6.3 x 6.1 in. (16 x 15.5 cm)
Medium and Support:
Two-color woodcut on paper
Gift of James Reed, 2017
This work is not currently on view
Orlik used only two tones for this woodcut, which limited the number of separate blocks required. Like many of his European contemporaries, he was fascinated by Japanese woodblock prints, and in 1900 would undertake a journey to Japan to learn the traditional technique.