Lion

(1140)
1964
New York, NY
Pencil on paper
8 7/8 x 11 1/2 in. (22.5 x 29.2 cm)
Dated, signed on left: "1964 E W Dickinson"

Notes

Drawn in New York, NY, January 24, 27, 29, 31 (journal) at Metropolitan Museum of Art, from an Attic [ca. 530-510 B.C.E.] pediment fragment of a lion attacking a bull. To Tibi, January 31, 1964: ". . . shall set out soon for the Met'n Museum where I'm making a drawing from the antique, a lion devouring a bull - a gay piece - the bull prone eyes open couldn't appear to care less - "

Provenance

Frances Dickinson
Metropolitan Museum of Art

Exhibition History

1970 Bristol Art Museum: An Exhibition of Paintings by Edwin Dickinson
1970 Cape Cod Conservatory: Paintings and Drawings by Edwin Dickinson
1982b NAD: Art Students League Benefit Sale