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Couchant lion

One of a pair of couchant lions, see Res.42.22. Heads turned left and right, respectively couchant bodies on rectagular pliths (broken corners); See Res.42.22 for other pair

Provenance

By 1949, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes, Boston; 1949, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Holmes to the MFA. (Accession date: April 9, 1942)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

Italian,

Dimensions

Height: 13.25; Plinths: 20 x 8.5 and 21.5 x 8.5

Accession Number

RES.42.21

Medium or Technique

Stone; Marble

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture