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Sleeping Lion
  • Sir Edwin Landseer
    1802–1873
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • Sleeping Lion, 1857
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • pencil on paper
  • Paper Type: white wove
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12.1 x 20.3 cm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in matted with 1968.0010
  • Indefinite loan from Special Collections
  • Not on display
  • 1968.0009
Description

Male lion, with mane, seen sleeping with head to right, lying on side with leg and tail tucked under chin.