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A Smile On The Face Of The Tiger

This large oil on canvas with references to abstract expressionism and strong figurative elements is inspired by a famous limerick:

„There was a young lady of Niger

Who smiled as she rode on a tiger

They returned from the ride

With the lady inside

And the smile on the face of the tiger”

In a certain sense the limerick is highly actual: are we all riding on a tiger?

By ignoring the continuing climate-change catastrophes, could Mankind eventually also be devoured?

Year                                 2022
Materials                       Oil on canvas

Additional information

Dimensions Height 120 cm x Width 90 cm x Depth 2 cm.