Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
5th century B.C.E. or later
Dynasty 26, or later
Late Period, or later
Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
Sculptor's model or trial piece of a recumbent lion used as an architectural detail. The animal is at repose with his tail curled over his haunches. He faces straight ahead. His mane is indicated conventionally. It is apparently of plaster and was cast.
Condition: Forepart is weathered, one ear and front paws missing.
This item is not on view
Recumbent Lion, 5th century B.C.E. or later. Plaster, 5 1/8 x 9 7/16 in. (13 x 24 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.53. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.53_PS9.jpg)
side, 16.53_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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