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Dryptosaurus [art original] / Chas. R. Knight

 Item
Identifier: Art Survey no. 761
Scope and Contents

Originally entitled "Leaping Laelaps," this watercolor may be the earliest depiction of theropods, or actually any dinosaur, as highly active and dynamic, based on the opinions of E.D. Cope and Henry Fairfield Osborn, the curator of vertebrate paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History at the time of the painting's commission.

Dates: 1897

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  • Names: Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 X
  • Repository: Research Library Special Collections X
  • Subject: Dryptosaurus -- In art X