Original work: gouache and cut paper on illustration board, ca. 1955.
Swooping down for an in-flight snack, gull meets resistance. With turbulence in the flight pattern, the situation becomes predator versus prey. Airborne à la carte seemed safe enough before a pair of pincers frantically fought back. Gullible gull - should have stayed away from one particular item on the maritime menu: Steamed Crab.