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Mending the Weir, by Letterio (“Leo”) Calapai (1901-1993), is a wood engraving created by the artist in 1982. Signed and annotated below the image: “Mending the Weir 1/50 L. Calapai ’82.”

Calapai was a printmaker, painter, and educator who also printed works by other artists. For a more in-depth reading of Calapai’s life and work open the following link:

“Weir” is an enclosure of stakes set in a stream as a trap for fish.