A Modest Proposal

Another one from the vaults – an illustration for Jonathan Swift’s A Modest Proposal.  Maybe a little less on the subtle side than I would make it today.

 

'I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled ...'
'I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled ...'

Self-Portrait

teeth!
teeth!

Just dug up this self-portrait the other day. It’s from back in the Boston days, which dates it to about 2005? I remember not liking it at the time – now, not so bad!