Rightly shone the moon that night

Brightly shone the moon that night

Arthur Gaskin

Woodcut by Gaskin

7¾ x 5 inches

Good King Wenceslas, no page number

Another version of the poor man gathering fuel, but this time Gaskin shows him as an older man, tentatively cutting away a branch as he struggles to survive in a landscape of terrible cold and austere beauty.

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Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke.

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