December 27~ Animals in Art

Giant Frog  by  Cornelia Van Auken Chapin

1941 / Granite on granite base / 38”x28”x29” / Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA

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The Dove  by  Pablo Picasso

1949 / Lithograph on paper / Image: 21 1/2”x27 3/8” / 5 artist’s proofs + 50 signed & numbered prints

3 thoughts on “December 27~ Animals in Art

  1. No, I’m not familiar with Irving Kriesberg, which is odd because he was in the circle with other artists whom I have read about and yet I seemed to have skipped over Kriesberg. Thank you for the link, I’ll have to do a little reading about him.

    • I am curious to know who the other artists are that you mention. Irving was very fascinating in that he was steeped in both Eastern and Western artistic theory. Animals became a very personal way for him to communicate modern and post-modern humanist concepts.

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