Research: Luce Center for American Art

Princeton Tiger
Accession #14.589
Artist Alexander Phimister Proctor
TitlePrinceton Tiger
Date1908-1909
MediumBronze
Dimensions9 7/8 x 6 3/8 x 22 3/16 in. (25.1 x 16.2 x 56.4 cm)
MarksFoundry mark stamped on back edge of base: "GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS 0450" Incised along front of base: "79"
InscriptionsInscribed on proper left side of base: "PRINCETON TIGER"
SignedInscribed on base along proper left side of tiger: "A. PHIMISTER PROCTOR" Inscribed on base at proper right rear corner: " © / 1912"
Credit LineGift of George D. Pratt
LocationVisible Storage: Case 32, Shelf H (Sculpture)
DescriptionStatuette of a tiger seated on all fours with proper right paw extended forward and ears turned back; on a rectangular base. Condition: Good