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El Leon Y el Muchacho
  • Amanda de Leon
    1908–1990
    born: Madrid, Spain ; active: United States
  • El Leon Y el Muchacho, 1950s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on board
  • Canvas/Support: 64.8 x 39.4 cm
    Canvas/Support: 25 1/2 x 15 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Perry
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0046
Multimedia
Description

A boy looks at a lion in a cage. The lion’s body is facing the left side of the image, but his head is turned back, looking at the boy. the boy is wearing a brown long-sleeved shirt and brown pants, but no shoes.