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John Derian is an artist and designer whose work with printed images from the past transports the viewer to another world. In Calm Cat, get lost in the mesmerizing gaze of its regal subject, perched on a silk cushion like an artist’s model and utterly indifferent to the two going at each other in the background, backs and tails raised in an attitude familiar to every cat lover. Adapted from a nineteenth-century print, the image has the delight and mystery of a scene half remembered from an old children’s book.
- 750 full-color interlocking pieces
- Art print with puzzle image
- Finished puzzle is 26 3/8" x 18 7/8
About the Author
John Derian is an artist and designer who transforms printed images from the past, and in doing so transports the viewer to another world. He established John Derian Company Inc. in 1989, and his decoupage plates, platters, paperweights, coasters, and bowls are still entirely handmade in his studio in New York City, where he employs a small staff of artisans to assist with production. His designs are sold at upscale home stores, in catalogs, and at gift shops worldwide, and he has designed exclusive collections for Cisco Brothers, Astier de Villatte, Target, and more. His retail shops, studio, and homes have been featured in Vogue, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, The World of Interiors, Elle Decor, and Vanity Fair, among others.
Artisan Puzzles are produced with great intention and quality to create hours of pure pleasure, from anticipating the assembly to admiring the completed work.