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You can't always tell just by looking. This looks like a woodcut, engraving, or etching, but is actually pen and ink.  Franklin Booth's unusual technique was the result of a misunderstanding: Booth scrupulously copied magazine illustrations which he thought were pen-and-ink drawings. In fact, they were wood engravings. His style of drawing was composed of thousands of lines, whose careful positioning next to one another produced variations in density and shade. "Moonrise in a Wood," 1909.

ratak-monodosico: 1909 Franklin Booth (American ~ Moonrise in a Wood from Scribner’s Magazine “A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.

Tyr and Fenrir - By John Bauer, 1911

John Bauer - Tyr and Fenrir According to the Poetic Edda and Prose Edda, at one stage the gods decided to shackle the Fenris wolf (Fenrir), but the beast broke every chain they put upon him.

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