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Wall hanging: Torn & Paradisträd (Tower and Paradise Tree)

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Printed wall hanging panel, entitled "Torn & Paradisträd" (Tower and Paradise Tree) (title sometimes given as "Livets träd" (Life's tree)). Screen-printed with bold stylized design of a flame-haired woman and a rooster standing underneath a large tree with figures, a birdcage, bird's nest,...

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Signed

Stig L.

Provenance

Purchased in Sweden by Cora Gingsburg, LLC, April 2002; Purchased by the MFA, October 25, 2006.

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Copyright

© 2011 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / BUS, Stockholm.

Swedish, early 1950s

Object Place

Sweden

Dimensions

Height x width: 86 x 49 1/2 in. (218.4 x 125.7 cm)

Accession Number

2006.1860

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton, plain weave, screen-printed

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles