Lions in Art Photos

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

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Lions of Antiquity Babylonian relief of hero training a lion from citadel of Dur-Sharukkin at the Louvre Museum. Paris, France Babylon Processional Way lion at Pergamon Museum. Berlin, Germany Detail of lion on Roman marble sarcophagus from Dokimeion, now Afyon, Turkey at RISD Museum. Providence, RI
Lion Statues Lion on Columbus Monument. Barcelona, Spain Head of Belfort Lion by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi who also sculpted the Statue of Liberty. Belfort, France Lion & lioness sculpture in Vaux-le-Vicomte garden. Melun, France
Lions on Building Facades Lion on door of Basilique Notre-Dame de Fourvière. Lyon, France Moody Mansion carved lion over front entrance. Galveston, TX Lion medallion of door of Castle Coole. Enniskillen, Northern Ireland
Lions in Carvings or Figurines Death riding a lion sculpture once part of a clock from Kloster Heilsbronn at Bavarian National Museum. Munich, Germany Lion Crushing a Snake bronze sculpture by Antoine Barye at Museum of Fine Arts. Reims, France Lion sleigh prob. from Bavaria used for festive events at carriage collection of Long Island Museum. Stony Brook, NY
Lions on Ceramics Lion plate from Iznik at Sèvres National Ceramic Museum. Paris, France Stoneware crock painted with lion prob. by John Hilfinger of J&E Norton Pottery of Bennington, VT at Bennington Museum. Bennington, VT Earthenware bulbous vase with three lions made by Villeroy & Boch at Septfontaines-lez-Luxembourg at National Museum of History & Art. Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Lions in Metal Persian gold head of snarling lion probably from Ecbatana, Persia at Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY Bronze lion head door pull on entrance to St Peter's Church. Hamburg, Germany Gilded & silver detail of lion on Elephant throne from India at Asian Art Museum. San Francisco, CA
Aquamanili in Lion Form Bronze aquamanile in shape of lion with dog handle from northern Germany at Germanisches Nationalmuseum. Nuremberg, Germany Bronze lion aquamanile from Lower Saxony at Louvre Museum. Paris, France Lion Aquamanile from Nuremberg at Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI
Lions Carved on Furniture Carved oak chair supported on winged lions in library of Maymont Mansion. Richmond, VA Lion face carved on front of work table at Castletown House. Ireland Armchair carved with rams & winged lions at Duff House. Banff, Scotland
Lions in Paintings Daniel in the Lions Den painting by Peter Paul Rubens at National Gallery of Art. Washington, DC Head of a lion painting by Théodore Géricault at Louvre Museum. Paris, France Arab Horseman Attacked by a Lion painting by Eugène Delacroix at Art Institute of Chicago. Chicago, IL
Chinese Carved Lions Lion of death in Fengdu on Yangtze River. China Lion at base of Vancouver Chinatown entrance gates. Vancouver, BC Chinese stone female lion with cub in Dr. Sun Yat-sen Memorial Park at entrance to Chinatown area of Honolulu. Honolulu, HI
Labors of Hercules including slaying Nemean lion Hercules slaying Nemean lion replica carving in Stirling Castle Palace gallery. Stirling, Scotland Hercules as Victor against Lernaean Hydra & Nemean Lion ivory carving by Christoph Maucher from Denmark at Bode Museum. Berlin, Germany Roman marble statue of Hercules at Getty Museum Villa. Malibu, CA
Evangelist St Mark with symbol Winged Lion Winged stone lion of St Mark the Evangelist in Chapel at Chenonceau Chateau. Chenonceau, France Detail of multi-colored lion representing St Mark from Sts Mark, Barbara & Luke painting by Stefan Lochner at Wallraf-Richartz Museum. Köln, Germany St Mark stained glass window at Hammond Castle Museum. Gloucester, MA
Circus & Carousel Lion Art Lion carousel figure by E. Joy Morris Co. of Philadelphia at Heritage Plantation. Sandwich, MA Pack of lions detail of circus bandwagon at Circus World Museum. Baraboo, WI Carving of lion guarding sleeping woman on red & silver circus wagon at Circus World Museum. Baraboo, WI

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