Untitled (Lion)

Vivian Smith, Attributed to

This is one of the drawings in our collection. It was made in Wellington, Wellington Region, New Zealand in 09 Feb 1914.
This record represents a work in a portfolio and has related works.
Measurements
Support: 356 x 250mm
Secondary support (backing paper): 570 x 366mm
Media
pencil on paper mounted on paper
Description
Three sketches of a lion's head in profile. A study of the lion's back is located along the left hand edge and two nose studies are located in the upper right corner. Named King Dick, the lion was a resident at Newtown Zoo, Wellington, between 1906 and 1920.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of Lilian Smith.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
19 Aug 1983

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Accession Number:
1988/27/386

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