Tiger Cat II
Tiger Cat II, ca. 1950, Woodcut
Jacques Hnizdovsky (Ukranian-born American, 1915 – 1985)
Jacques Hnizdovsky was a classically trained artist, but was self-taught in the art of printmaking. Born in Ukraine, Hnizdovsky moved to the United States in 1949. The artist was a regular visitor at the Bronx Zoo and the botanical and zoological garden in New York, frequently depicting animals, flora, and fauna in his woodcuts.