Bonbon Oiseau

Be Like the Fox


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  • Walnut and J.Herbin Olive Ink

"Be like the fox who makes more tracks than necessary, some in the wrong direction. Practice resurrection." -Part of "Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front" by Wendell Berry

Penned with J. Herbin ink, a beautiful old French ink that's been around since the 1700's and who's maker, a sailor named J. Herbin made ink for Louis XIV, and Victor Hugo. Also used is a rich walnut brown ink made by hand by the owners of Monograph Bookwerks from the walnuts from their tree in Portland, Oregon. Hand lettered on beautiful cream 6"x8" Arches cotton rag laid paper.

Unframed, packaged flat and safe in archival tissue and hard envelope.