Stefan Martin (1936 - 1994)
Stefan Martin, a wood engraver and illustrator, was born in Elgin, Illinois and earned his B.F.A. from the Art Institute of Chicago. He was the recipient of numerous awards and prizes, and his work has been widely exhibited. Martin was primarily a freelance artist; his wood engravings have appeared in numerous books, and in publications including Scientific American, Natural History, and The Wall Street Journal.
Wood engraving, 1985. Printed by Hampshire Typothetae on Mohawk Superfine High Finish Cover, numbered/200, for the portfolio Face To Face, a gathering of self-portraits by leading contemporary wood engravers. Signed by Martin in pencil at lower RH corner. Image size 6" x 8", sheet size 10-3/4” x 14-3/4”