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Enid Marx

Tyger, Tyger

Details

Artist

Enid Marx

Title

Tyger, Tyger

Date

1958

Medium

Four-colour linocut on paper

Reference

CVCSC:0255.341.F

Collection

Marx-Lambert

Status

On Display

The title comes from William Blake’s poem: ‘Tyger, Tyger, burning bright, in the forests of the night’. It originated as a design for a large embroidery to be made by Marx‘s Croydon College students, which is why there is cross-stitch patterning used on the moon.

Enid Marx Tyger, Tyger 1958 © Compton Verney