Picture of the Day, May 23, 2012

Illustration for article titled Picture of the Day, May 23, 2012

TIGER | This detail of a giclée print called "Tiger" by illustrator Alice Duke is the perfect embodiment of the William Blake poem that begins with the line, "Tyger! Tyger! burning bright. / In the forests of the night." You can buy a gorgeous poster of this print, and check out more of Duke's sumptuous drawings on her blog.


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I read Blake alot and don't know where those tusks in the picture came from. I always thought a tiger made of fire would this fit the poem better.