Jack Beal, Dam and Stump
Medium: Intaglio print: Line etching and aquatint
Initial processing and proofing: 1979, by Jennifer Melby
Edition pulled: 2004, by Roger Bailey
Ink and paper type: Bone black ink on Hahnemuhle bright white
Edition size: 41
Signed: in pencil, lower right
Image Size: 4.07" x 6.72"
Paper Size: 11" x 15"
The Ouleout Creek (Jack pronounced it "crick") runs through the Beal/Freckelton property and heavy rains can cause it to change its mood rapidly. In this image, just after a heavy rain, the creek has brought down a tree stump that Jack has said reminds him of Medusa's crown of snakes.