Turning the Tables on Alfred Court
Gracia Haby and Louise Jennison, 2013.
Four-colour lithographic offset print on Fabriano Artistico 300gsm traditional white hot-press paper.
In this collage, the animals have the upper hand, turning the tables on French acrobat, circus owner, and animal trainer, Alfred Court (1883-1977). In 1925, Court's menagerie boasted a collection of 25 lions, 8 tigers, 9 hyenas, 7 wolves, 3 cougars, 12 polar bears, 16 panthers and leopards, 5 jaguars, 2 cheetahs, and an extensive assemblage of exotic animals, including antelopes, llamas, and camels, alongside several monkeys, porcupines, and mongooses.
Individual prints are sold unframed.
The companion print to Turning the Tables on Alfred Court is And Zarafa Kept Walking.
All prints come wrapped in an envelope with cardboard insert to ensure arrival of a smooth and flat print to your door.
Installation photographs courtesy of Janelle Low for Counihan Gallery.
Paper size 33cm X23cm.
A limited edition of twenty.
Printed by Redwood Prints.
Please note: price shown in Australian dollars.