L'Estampe Originale

Tiger in the Jungle

1893
(French, 1862–1909)
publisher
(French, b. 1857)
Sheet: 58.6 x 41.4 cm (23 1/16 x 16 5/16 in.); Image: 36.5 x 28.2 cm (14 3/8 x 11 1/8 in.)
Catalogue raisonné: Bitker 113
Location: not on view
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Description

Paul Ranson used curving, wavelike forms to depict a stylized tiger in this lithograph. The artist was influenced by the calligraphic forms and heavy outlines that characterized Japanese prints, adopting these qualities in his own work. The print was created for L'Estampe Originale, a publication issued during the 1890s that presented a curated selection of original prints by contemporary artists to collectors.
Tiger in the Jungle

Tiger in the Jungle

1893

Paul Elie Ranson, Andre Marty

(French, 1862–1909), (French, b. 1857)
France, 19th century

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