ADAM IN PARADISE by Hans Scherfig
Another fantatstic nature scene by Hans Scherfig, Denmark, ca. 1940. Large rolling hills landscape punctuated by countless animal species, surround the central figure of a nude Adam. Featuring depictions of an elephant, rhino, camel, baboon, zebra, a duck, stork, giraffe, various birds, monkeys, snail, ladybug to name a few. While more widely known as an author, Scherfig worked much in the manner of Henri Rousseau, creating wondrous natural settings. Signed Scherfig. 25.5" H 45.5" W.