The Waterfall about 1938

Not on display

In this woodcut, the artist has captured the movement of water as it flows over a waterfall and into a pool below. Although Royds had travelled extensively and lived in both Canada and India, she always enjoyed depicting the simple, yet beautiful, things that interested her.

Glossary Open


A print made from an image carved into a block of wood cut along the grain. Blank areas are cut away leaving an image in relief from which a print is made.



  • Acc. No. GMA 537 B
  • Medium Colour woodcut on paper
  • Size 25.40 x 29.40 cm (paper 28.60 x 32.80 cm)
  • Credit Purchased 1949