, 1924, by Robert Delaunay (French, 1885–1941)
Robert Delaunay’s Eiffel Tower
represents this famed Parisian landmark, which was a symbol of modern technology in the early twentieth century. The dark steel structure has been transformed into rich tones of yellow, orange, and lavender; the surrounding gardens are abstracted patterns of green and yellow. Influenced by Fauvism, Delaunay affirmed that “everything is color in nature.” The artist uses an aerial viewpoint, probably informed by his own background as an early aviator.
Thoughtfully conceived and engagingly intricate, our 500-piece jigsaw puzzles combine superb color reproduction, stunning and unusual images, and sturdy construction to delight generations of novice and veteran puzzleworkers.
WARNING: Choking hazard—small parts. Not suitable for children under 3 years.