- Cape Lion
- ca. 1837
- Watercolor, pen and black ink and graphite on medium, smooth, white, wove paper
- Sheet: 4 1/16 × 6 1/2 inches (10.3 × 16.5 cm)
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:
- Drawings & Watercolors
- Prints and Drawings
- Subject Terms:
- animal art
- Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Charles Hamilton Smith, 1776–1859, Belgian, Cape Lion, ca. 1837
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