Im Borghorster Venn (’tis an eerie thing o’er the moor to fare …)


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Copper engrav­ing, 12×10 cm (plate size), 2018/19. Limited edi­tion of 24 in this final state and 43 over­all, numbered and signed.

When Anette von Droste-Hülshoff wrote her fam­ous bal­lad of the “Boy in the Moor”, much of Westphalia was indeed inac­cess­ible, covered in fens and bogs, just right for the ima­gin­a­tion of a romantic poet­ess. Today only a few little islets of care­fully ten­ded wil­der­ness remain, such as this one near my hometown.


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