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EV 10/25

Great Village

2010
Dimensions in centimetres height45 × width53 cm / Dimensions in inches height17 ¾ × width20 ⅞″
EV of 25
Medium etchings,  hand painting
Subject matter tree,  house,  sea

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Great Village was the childhood home of Elizabeth Bishop, the American poet. On the Western edge of Nova Scotia, it overlooks the Bay of Fundy, Home of the Great Tides as she wrote in her incredible poem The Moose. Bishop had a passion for The Maritimes, and though she lived for a long time in Brazil and The States, Atlantic Canada was the setting for several of her greatest poems