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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:

    19th century (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lewis, John Frederick RA POWCS, born 1804 - died 1876 (designed and engraved by)
    Harwood, J. (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    intaglio print (and mezzotint?) print on paper

  • Museum number:

    27361:3

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

'Sleeping Lion'. Tonal image of the head and front-left paw of a male lion lying sleeping, viewed from the side.

Place of Origin

London (published)

Date

19th century (published)

Artist/maker

Lewis, John Frederick RA POWCS, born 1804 - died 1876 (designed and engraved by)
Harwood, J. (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

intaglio print (and mezzotint?) print on paper

Marks and inscriptions

SLEEPING LION / The Drawing in the possession of Sir Thos. Lawrence, P.R.A. / London, Published by J & F. Harwood, 26, Fenchurch Stt.
Centre, below image.

Drawn & Engraved by J. F. Lewis.
Bottom-right corner below image.

Dimensions

Height: 24 cm approx size of sheet, Width: 31.5 cm approx size of sheet

Descriptive line

'Sleeping Lion'; The head and front-left paw of a male lion lying sleeping, viewed from the side; Intaglio (and mezzotint?) print on paper; Drawn and engraved by J. F. Lewis; Published by J & F. Harwood; London; 19th century.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Intaglio; Mezzotint

Subjects depicted

Lion

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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