There is widespread empirical data on “destructive” or “pest” behaviors of crows and ravens, ranging from ravens stealing golf balls from golf courses (some even being snatched in mid-air) or ripping fiber optic cable from telephone transformers, to pecking large holes in small airplanes, snatching ice cream cones from children, tormenting dogs, etc. The Three Disgraces are intended as legal forums of (human) accusation and (raven) defense. The large scale is essential to the human identification in this work, equating the viewer with the subject of the drawing and emphasizing the formidable presence of these creatures.