This image is based on the popular Japanese "Hariko no Tora", a growling paper tiger figurine--growling because the tiger is very strong and protective*.
It is made from layers of sumi ink and water based pigment brushed on to three hand carved basswood blocks (black, dark grey, light grey/red).
The print comes mounted in 8 x 10 conservation mat.
PLEASE NOTE: This item is one of the images that can be matted together in family groups of 2 to 6. Please contact the artist to order groups matted together.
*The tiger is also very sensitive so to represent that side I have made a tiger lily. The tiger and the tiger lily can be matted together to represent the two sides of the tiger's character.
Paper size: app. 4 x 6 inches
Image size: app. 1 1/2 x 4 inches
Paper: Japanese handmade Kozo (mulberry bark)
Mat: Bainbridge Alphamat 8462 Wheat 8 x 10"
Packaged flat, hard backed, acid free crystal bag
Technique and zodiac animal descriptions included in package