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Charley Harper: Isle Royale - 1000pc Jigsaw Puzzle by Pomegranate

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Charley Harper: Isle Royale - 1000pc Jigsaw Puzzle by Pomegranate
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Brand: Pomegranate
  • ★ Thick, Interlocking Ribbon-Cut Pieces
  • ★ Superb Color Reproduction
  • ★ Glare-Free Matte Finish
  • Isle Royale National Park, Michigan, 1979 Charley Harper delighted legions of art and animal lovers the world over with his posters for the National Park Service, including Isle Royale National Park, Michigan. The park, established in 1940, spans a large wilderness island and more than 450 smaller islands in Lake Superior. It’s home to wolves, moose, and a wide variety of birds, a few of which Harper has perched amid the birches in this poster. The artworks for his park posters—massive, requiring a year each to paint—showcase Harper’s skill in depicting entire ecosystems by using simple shapes and patterns, and vivid colors. Reproduced for this 1,000-piece puzzle, this one exhibits an almost abstract approach.

    Midcentury modernist Charley Harper (American, 1922–2007) portrayed the natural world with heart and humor. In vivid colors and simple shapes, his cardinals, ladybugs, and clever critters have become icons of wildlife art. His illustrations were published in magazines and books, notably Ford Times and The Giant Golden Book of Biology. A longtime conservationist, Harper created posters for more than 50 nature- and conservation-oriented organizations. His US National Park Service posters—massive, requiring a year each to paint—showcase delightful depictions of entire ecosystems in a style he defined as “minimal realism.” In his adopted hometown of Cincinnati, his public works are the legacy of an artist truly beguiled by the wild, one whose art was a quiet catalyst for ecological action.

    Pomegranate is proud to produce jigsaw puzzles with thoughtfully conceived, engagingly intricate, and aesthetically appealing images on a solid interlocking format. The sturdy construction combined with the wide image selection and vibrant color reproduction will delight everyone from experts to first-time puzzlers.

    UPC:
    717195247577
    Weight:
    33.60 Ounces
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    Choking Hazard - Small Parts.
    Not for children under 3 yrs.

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    • 5
      1000 piece Charley Harper: Isle Royale

      Posted by Patricia Jewitt on Jan 29th 2021

      Beautiful. Expanse of solid color adds to challenge.

    • 5
      Charlie Harper puzzle

      Posted by Liane McCabe on Jan 13th 2021

      What beautiful quality! The colors are gorgeous. The pieces are cut precisely. There was zero puzzle dust in the package of pieces. We are loving making this come together. Maybe even loving it too much - it is kinda addicting (in a good way). In one week we are nearly half through. It will be Mod Podged and hung when complete. And a new puzzle will have to begin.

    • 5
      Charlie Harper

      Posted by Unknown on Aug 8th 2020

      Always a delite