Deer on Cliff, by Tyrus Wong, 1960s

Tyrus Wong, Artist
Deer on Cliff , 1960s

Gouache on illustration board
12 3/8 x 15 3/8 in. (31.4 x 39.1 cm)
Credit Line
Courtesy of the artist. Photo by Ed Glendinning

Deer on Cliff reflects Wong's stylistic fusion of Chinese and American aesthetics, encouraged by his Otis Art Institute mentor Stanton Macdonald-Wright. The painting evokes a feeling of movement, influenced by Wong's interest in and work with illustration and film.