William Selzter Rice (1873-1963)
American - not our European variety !
See Gallery - www.california-view.com
contemporary artist - see his website www.charleyharperprints.com
and sorry - it's a serigraph not a woodblock print.
Here is another blog posting following an artist through the processes of creating this woodblock print of a Nut hatch - Click here to see.
.........again not a woodblock but an illustration with the block print style and ready to include in any animal alphabet - link
Sorry Gerrie - this is my first semi-cheat - I will try harder. My next letter "O" is a good one and again a bird. Any guesses ?