<em>Recumbent Lion</em>, 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)

Recumbent Lion

Medium: Plaster

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:5th century B.C.E. or later

Dimensions: 5 1/8 x 9 7/16 in. (13 x 24 cm)



Accession Number: 16.53

Image: 16.53_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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