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Princeton Tiger

Alexander Phimister Proctor

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1908–1909
DIMENSIONS 9 7/8 x 6 3/8 x 22 3/16 in. (25.1 x 16.2 x 56.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Foundry mark stamped on back edge of base: "GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS 0450" Incised along front of base: "79"
SIGNATURE Inscribed on base along proper left side of tiger: "A. PHIMISTER PROCTOR" Inscribed on base at proper right rear corner: " © / 1912"
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed on proper left side of base: "PRINCETON TIGER"
CREDIT LINE Gift of George D. Pratt
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Statuette of a tiger seated on all fours with proper right paw extended forward and ears turned back; on a rectangular base. Condition: Good
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Alexander Phimister Proctor (American, 1862–1950). Princeton Tiger, 1908–1909. Bronze, 9 7/8 x 6 3/8 x 22 3/16 in. (25.1 x 16.2 x 56.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George D. Pratt, 14.589. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 14.589_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 14.589_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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