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Chico - Tretchikoff Print

Chico - Tretchikoff Print

Regular price R 8,500.00
Regular price Sale price R 8,500.00
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Chico portrays the beloved Siamese cat that was part of the Tretchikoff family, adding a personal touch to the artwork. The inclusion of the Siamese cat alongside a vase of magnolias holds special significance. Magnolias often symbolize purity, beauty, and perseverance, adding layers of meaning to the composition. They not only enhance the visual appeal but also contribute to the emotional depth of the artwork.

The gaze of the Siamese cat at the viewer is particularly striking, creating a sense of connection and engagement. Cats are known for their curious and observant nature, and in this artwork, Chico's gaze seems to invite the viewer into the scene. The direct eye contact establishes a subtle but intimate interaction, drawing viewers into the world of the painting and prompting them to reflect on their own feelings and experiences.

Overall, Chico is not just a portrait of a beloved pet but also a composition rich in symbolism and emotion. The combination of the Siamese cat, the magnolias, and the captivating gaze creates a captivating narrative that resonates with viewers on both a personal and universal level.


We offer 5 standard sizes for each artwork, either as unframed or framed prints (behind glass). 

The standard sizes reflect the dimensions of entire print.

For framed prints - the frame sits just outside of above mentioned dimensions. 


The manufacturing process is all done by hand, and to order, and takes us 5-10 working days. You will be notified as soon as the courier collects the order.

Thereafter, shipping time is usually 2-3 working days within South Africa and approximately 10-14 working days outside of South Africa.

Material & Colour

This fine art print is printed with Epson Ultra chrome Ink on 270gsm LFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Textured Silk Paper, and certified with our exclusive embossed trademark. Kindly note colours and tones viewed on your computer screen do not reflect the exact tone of the physical print.

Look out for Tretchikoff's Pigeon

A familiar figure in many of Tretchikoff’s works, the pigeon signified good fortune. Each one of our prints is certified with an embossed pigeon in its bottom right corner to ensure it is an authentic licensed print.

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