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The Lion / LR "J. Wolf"

Identifier: Art Survey No. 1029


Watercolor depicting pride of lions (3 males and 2 females) drinking at waterhole.


  • 1873


Biographical sketch

Born in: Coblenz, Prussia;Died in: England.Active in: London.Naturalist, animal artist and lithographer. Illustrated many natual history books and scientific treatises. One of the first artists to make a full time career painting wildlife.


1 Object : painting : gouache on paper ; 19 1/8 x 24 1/8 inches

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift from Miss Margaret H. Elliot, Feb. 26, 1917.

Related Materials

Negative #219368-Lithograph.

Related Materials

Elliot, Daniel Giraud. A Monograph of the Felidae or Family of the Cats. London. Folio. 1883. Plate 1.

General Note

Felis Leo.

General Note

Condition: Poor (4).


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The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation provided support to make this finding aid available in ArchivesSpace (2016-2017).

Repository Details

Part of the Museum Archives at the Gottesman Research Library Repository

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