Lions in Art Photos

Lions in decoration, design, art, sculpture, architecture.

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Head of Belfort Lion by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi who also sculpted the Statue of Liberty. Belfort, France.Belfort Lion by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. Belfort, France.Belfort Lion beneath citadel by Vauban under Louis XIV. Belfort, France.Sandstone relief of lion of St. Mark the Evangelist from Alspach in Unterlinden Museum. Colmar, France.
Head of Belfort Lion (1875-80) by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi who also sculpted the Statue of Liberty. Belfort, France.Belfort Lion (1875-80) by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi. Belfort, France.Belfort Lion beneath citadel by Vauban under Louis XIV. Belfort, France.Sandstone relief of lion of St. Mark the Evangelist (mid 12th c) from Alspach in Unterlinden Museum. Colmar, France.
Cow, lion, monkey gargoyles below clock tower on Notre Dame church. Dijon, France.Bas-relief carving in Persian style from Picheny Abbey of crowned bearded man with lion's body in Fontenay Abbey museum. Fontenay, France.Goat, long-beaked bird & lion gargoyles on Cathedral. Reims, France.Virgin & child with two lions over central door of Cathedral. Strasbourg, France.
Cow, lion, monkey gargoyles below clock tower on Notre Dame church. Dijon, France.Bas-relief carving in Persian style (c1150) from Picheny Abbey of crowned bearded man with lion's body in Fontenay Abbey museum. Fontenay, France.Goat, long-beaked bird & lion gargoyles on Cathedral. Reims, France.Virgin & child with two lions over central door of Cathedral. Strasbourg, France.
Lion gargoyle on Cathedral. Strasbourg, France.Vaux-le-Vicomte sculpture of woman & lion. Melun, France.Lion & lioness sculpture in Vaux-le-Vicomte garden. Melun, France.Lion face in grottos of Vaux-le-Vicomte chateau. Melun, France.
Lion gargoyle on Cathedral. Strasbourg, France.Vaux-le-Vicomte sculpture of woman & lion. Melun, France.Lion & lioness sculpture in Vaux-le-Vicomte garden. Melun, France.Lion face in grottos of Vaux-le-Vicomte chateau. Melun, France.
San Xavier del Bac Mission Church. Tucson, AZ.Winged lions & parrots carved in arches of Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Winged lions on Fox Westwood Village Theater. Los Angeles, CA.City Hall gilded lions face in railing. San Francisco, CA.
Carved lion in San Xavier del Bac Mission Church. Tucson, AZ.Winged lions & parrots carved in arches of Fine Arts Building. Los Angeles, CA.Winged lions on Fox Westwood Village Theater. Los Angeles, CA.City Hall gilded lions face in railing. San Francisco, CA.
India: gilded wood throne with lions, bulls & peacocks from Surguja in Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Palace of Fine Arts frieze showing ancient Greek procession dominated by winged horse & lion. San Francisco, CA.Lion figure in Chinatown shop. San Francisco, CA.Carved lion on Old Union of Stanford University. Palo Alto, CA.
India: gilded wood throne with lions, bulls & peacocks from Surguja (1870-1920) in Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA.Palace of Fine Arts frieze showing ancient Greek procession dominated by winged horse & lion. San Francisco, CA.Lion figure in Chinatown shop. San Francisco, CA.Carved lion on Old Union of Stanford University. Palo Alto, CA.
Lion on frieze of P.T. Barnum building. Bridgeport, CT.Lion of on Court Exchange building. Bridgeport, CT.Lion overlooks Capitol Hill. Washington, DC.Spouting lion on fountain in Union Station Plaza. Washington, DC.
Lion on frieze of P.T. Barnum building. Bridgeport, CT.Lion of on Court Exchange building. Bridgeport, CT.Lion from Grant Memorial watches over Capitol Hill. Washington, DC.Spouting lion on fountain in Union Station Plaza. Washington, DC.
Lions of National Law Enforcement Memorial on Judiciary Square. Washington, DC.Lions of National Law Enforcement Memorial on Judiciary Square. Washington, DC.Lion Yue ware from China in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Daniel in Lion's Den by Peter Paul Reubens in National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
National Law Enforcement Memorial on Judiciary Square is guarded by vigilant lions. Washington, DC.National Law Enforcement Memorial with lioness & cubs over names of fallen police officers. Washington, DC.Lion Yue ware from Western Jin dynasty of China (265-317) in Freer Gallery. Washington, DC.Daniel in Lion's Den (c1613-5) by Peter Paul Reubens (Flemish) in National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC.
Lion of World War Memorial. Indianapolis, IN.Lion on Old State House. Boston, MA.Lion of St. Mark on Trinity Church. Boston, MA.Civil War memorial lion in stairway of Boston Public Library. Boston, MA.
Lion with shield at World War Memorial. Indianapolis, IN.Lion on Old State House. Boston, MA.Lion of St. Mark on Trinity Church. Boston, MA.Civil War memorial lion in stairway of Boston Public Library. Boston, MA.
Memorial lion on stairwell of Boston Public Library. Boston, MA.Lion on staircase of Boston Public Library. Boston, MA.77 Monroe Center lion & Indian carvings. Grand Rapids, MI.77 Monroe Center lion carving. Grand Rapids, MI.
Memorial lion on stairwell of Boston Public Library. Boston, MA.Lion on staircase of Boston Public Library. Boston, MA.77 Monroe Center lion & Indian carvings. Grand Rapids, MI.77 Monroe Center lion carving. Grand Rapids, MI.
Lions circling a globe atop old Union Station. Albany, NY.Lion by A. Phinister Proctor & Neuman Evans mourns at base of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.Marble lion grieves at base of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.Winged lion outside The Mansion on Delaware. Buffalo, NY.
Lions circling a globe atop old Union Station. Albany, NY.Lion by A. Phinister Proctor & Neuman Evans mourns at base of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.Marble lion grieves at base of William McKinley Memorial. Buffalo, NY.Winged lion outside The Mansion on Delaware. Buffalo, NY.
Lion detail on side of Weiner parade carriage at FASNY Museum of Firefighting. Hudson, NY.Lion with garlands on Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Cut glass window of lion of evangelist Mark in St Peter-In-Chains Cathedral. Cincinnati, OH.The Elms sculpture of lion fighting a crocodile. Newport, RI.
Lion detail on side of Weiner parade carriage at FASNY Museum of Firefighting. Hudson, NY.Lion with garlands on Vanderbilt Mansion. Hyde Park, NY.Cut glass window depicting lion of evangelist Mark in St. Peter-In-Chains Cathedral. Cincinnati, OH.The Elms sculpture of lion fighting a crocodile. Newport, RI.
G. Bedell Moore building lion holding garland detail. San Antonio, TX.Moody Mansion carved lion over front entrance. Galveston, TX.Bishop's Palace carved lion. Galveston, TX.University of Texas Battle Hall sculpted rondel with zodiac sign of lion of leo. Austin, TX.
G. Bedell Moore building lion holding garland detail. San Antonio, TX.Moody Mansion carved lion over front entrance. Galveston, TX.Bishop's Palace carved lion. Galveston, TX.University of Texas Battle Hall sculpted rondel with zodiac sign of lion of leo. Austin, TX.

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