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Lion Devouring a Horse

1820
Jean Louis André Théodore Géricault (French, 1791–1824)


Catalogue Raisonné

Delteil 026; Clément 44

Dimensions

Sheet: 25.9 x 40 cm (10 3/16 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

62.933

Medium or Technique

Pen lithograph

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

This is one of seven prints Géricault made from drawings on lithographic paper board, known as “stone-paper”. Senefelder invented stone paper, a specially coated cardboard, as a more portable alternative to the weighty, brittle lithography stones.

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Whatman, Turkey Mill

Credit Line

George Peabody Gardner Fund