The Bird Lover
Color Woodblock. No. 130 of the edition of 200.
Published by International Graphic Arts Society, New York.
Illustrated in the publication "Adja Yunkers" No. 35 from the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
Also in the Brooklyn Museum Collection.
Signed and dated lower right, titled lower left and numbered lower center. In excellent condition.
Adja Yunkers, of Latvian birth, studied in Leningrad, Paris, Berlin, and London and, after a period of travel, established a worshop in Stockholm. In 1946 he came to the United States where, three years later, he received a Guggenheim Fellowship.
His color woodblocks are represented in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan, Boston, Brooklyn, and Philadelphia Museums, the New York Public Library, the National and Corcoran Galleries.