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Print - Sleeping Lion
  • Sleeping Lion
    Lewis, John Frederick RA POWCS, born 1804 - died 1876
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Sleeping Lion

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    10/09/1825 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lewis, John Frederick RA POWCS, born 1804 - died 1876 (artist)
    Lewis, John Frederick RA POWCS, born 1804 - died 1876 (engravers (printmakers))
    Cooke, W.B. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Etching print on paper

  • Museum number:

    15607:8

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case Z, shelf 2, box B

Physical description

'Sleeping Lion'. Male lion shown lying on his side asleep. Etching print on paper. Proof. Title, artist, engraver, publisher details etc. detailed below image.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

10/09/1825 (published)

Artist/maker

Lewis, John Frederick RA POWCS, born 1804 - died 1876 (artist)
Lewis, John Frederick RA POWCS, born 1804 - died 1876 (engravers (printmakers))
Cooke, W.B. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

Etching print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Drawn and engraved by J. F. Lewis'
Below image bottom right.

'Sleeping Lion / The drawing in the possession of Jas Vine Esq'
Below image in centre

'London. Published Septr. 10. 1825. by W.B.Cooke. 9 Soho Square'
Bottom centre

'Proof'
Bottom left corner of plate impression.

'[?] del. et aqua fortis'
Inscribed amongst grass in image, bottom-left corner.

Dimensions

Height: 25.6-25.7 cm sheet, Width: 32.9-33 cm sheet, Height: 21 cm image area, Width: 30.8 cm image area

Descriptive line

'Sleeping Lion'. Male lion shown lying on his side asleep. Etching print on paper. Proof. Drawn and engraved by John Frederick Lewis. Published by W. B. Cooke, London, 1825.

Materials

Paper; Aqua fortis

Techniques

Etching (printing process)

Subjects depicted

Lions (animals)

Categories

Prints

Production Type

Proof

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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