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Creator:
Charles Hamilton Smith, 1776–1859, Belgian
Title:

Cape Lion

Additional Title(s):

Leo Melanochaetus

Part Of:

Collective Title: Original Sketches of Animals & etc.

Date:
ca. 1837
Medium:
Watercolor, pen and black ink and graphite on medium, smooth, white, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/16 × 6 1/2 inches (10.3 × 16.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: "Leo Melanochaetus | Black maned Lion from life"; inscribed in pen and black ink, upper right: "Pl. X"; inscribed in graphite, upper center: "121"

signed in pen and gray ink, lower right: "chs"; not dated

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.2299
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
animal art
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:35256
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