Matrices: The progression of this composition, as seen in the Evolving Composition Diagram below, included 2 plates.
Plate 1: overall composition; in drypoint and engraving. Plate 2: background; in aquatint.
Print State Changes: Plate 1, printed in black, over plate 2, printed in dark gray. Changes from state I, in drypoint: figure added at base of center tree. Changes from state I, in engraving: several existing lines reinforced.
The figure at the base of the center tree is similar to that in the composition titled, "Embracing the Tree II" (see Related Works in the Catalogue).
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