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Coat of Arms with Lion and Rooster

Artist:
Albrecht Dürer, German, 1471–1528  Search this
Medium:
Engraving on white laid paper
Type:
ornament
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Germany
Date:
ca. 1500
Credit Line:
Gift of Leo Wallerstein
Accession Number:
1950-131-156
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1950-131-156

Plaque

Maker:
Thomas Bentley, English, 1730 – 1780  Search this
Josiah Wedgwood, English, 1730 – 1795  Search this
Medium:
Molded stoneware (Jasparware), wood, gilt bronze, glass
Type:
ceramics
Decorative Arts
Plaque
Made in:
England
Date:
ca. 1777
Credit Line:
Gift of Anonymous Donor
Accession Number:
1952-166-31-a,b
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1952-166-31-a_b

Beatrix

Artist:
Boris Chaliapin, 1904 - 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Queen Beatrix, born 31 Jan 1938  Search this
Medium:
Gouache, watercolor and graphite pencil
Dimensions:
Sheet: 51.4 x 38.1cm (20 1/4 x 15")
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Emblem  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat\Lion  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Headdress\Crown  Search this
Queen Beatrix: Female  Search this
Queen Beatrix: Congressional Gold Medal  Search this
Queen Beatrix: Rulers and Nobility\Queen\Netherlands  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Boris Chaliapin
Object number:
NPG.2010.TC45
Restrictions & Rights:
©2008 Estate of Helcia Chaliapin
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2010.TC45

Jan Masaryk

Artist:
Boris Chaliapin, 1904 - 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Jan Garrigue Masaryk, 1886 - 1948  Search this
Medium:
Gouache on board
Dimensions:
30.4cm x 27.3cm (11 15/16" x 10 3/4"), Image
Type:
Painting
Date:
1944
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Flag  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat\Lion  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Jan Garrigue Masaryk: Male  Search this
Jan Garrigue Masaryk: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Boris Chaliapin
Object number:
NPG.88.TC47
Restrictions & Rights:
© Chris Murphy
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.88.TC47

Alan Lerner and Frederick Loewe

Artist:
Boris Chaliapin, 1904 - 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Alan Jay Lerner, 31 Aug 1918 - 14 Jun 1986  Search this
Frederick Loewe, 10 Jun 1901 - 14 Feb 1988  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache and graphite pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
62.3cm x 46cm (24 1/2" x 18 1/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1960
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat\Lion  Search this
Alan Jay Lerner: Male  Search this
Alan Jay Lerner: Literature\Writer\Librettist  Search this
Alan Jay Lerner: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Alan Jay Lerner: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Alan Jay Lerner: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Lyricist  Search this
Alan Jay Lerner: Oscar  Search this
Frederick Loewe: Male  Search this
Frederick Loewe: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Frederick Loewe: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC544
Restrictions & Rights:
© Chris Murphy
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.TC544

Lester Bowles Pearson

Artist:
Boris Chaliapin, 1904 - 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Lester Bowles Pearson, 1897 - 1972  Search this
Medium:
Tempera on board
Dimensions:
62.9cm x 47cm (24 3/4" x 18 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1963
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat\Lion  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Headdress\Crown  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\British  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Seal  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Lester Bowles Pearson: Male  Search this
Lester Bowles Pearson: Politics and Government\Foreign Leader\Prime Minister\Canada  Search this
Lester Bowles Pearson: Nobel Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC665
Restrictions & Rights:
© Chris Murphy
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.TC665

Oliver Franks

Artist:
Boris Chaliapin, 1904 - 1979  Search this
Sitter:
Sir Oliver Franks, 1905 - 1992  Search this
Medium:
Gouache on board
Dimensions:
30.5cm x 27.5cm (12" x 10 13/16"), Image
Type:
Painting
Date:
1949
Topic:
Printed Material\Book  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Cat\Lion  Search this
Sir Oliver Franks: Male  Search this
Sir Oliver Franks: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Mrs. Boris Chaliapin
Object number:
NPG.88.TC24
Restrictions & Rights:
© Chris Murphy
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.88.TC24

#18 Lion Walking, 12 Phases

Maker:
Muybridge, Eadweard  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 32.8 cm x 32.8 cm x .3 cm; 12 29/32 in x 12 29/32 in x 1/8 in
Object Name:
zoopraxiscope
Date made:
1893-1894
ID Number:
PG.003103.45
Accession number:
65115
Catalog number:
3103.45
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1971500

20 Cents, Sierra Leone, 1964

Physical Description:
copper-nickel (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .18 cm x 2.67 cm; 1/16 in x 1 1/16 in
Object Name:
Coin
Place used:
Sierra Leone
Associated place:
Sierra Leone
Date made:
1964
Credit Line:
The Chase Manhattan Bank
ID Number:
NU.79.112.CM01210.2
Collector/donor number:
CM01210
Accession number:
1979.1263
Catalog number:
79.112.CM01210.2
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Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
West African Currency
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1251331
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Tsong Khapa on Lion Throne

Medium:
Gilt copper alloy
Dimensions:
H x W: 25.4 x 12.7 cm (10 x 5 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Central Tibet
Date:
First half of the 18th century
Topic:
Tibet  Search this
Tsongkhapa  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2016.30a-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2016.30a-b

Vaishravana on a Snow Lion

Medium:
Gilt copper repoussé plaque; original pigments
Dimensions:
H x W: 40.6 x 17.8 cm (16 x 7 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
China
Date:
second half of 18th century
Period:
Qing dynasty
Topic:
lion  Search this
Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911)  Search this
China  Search this
Vaisravana  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2018.33
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.33
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Vaishravana on a Snow Lion

Medium:
Gilt copper; inset jewels and pigments all lost; sealed with copper base plate engraved with double vajra; contents inside
Dimensions:
H x W: 19.1 x 17.8 x 5.5 cm (7 1/2 x 7 x 2 3/16 in)
Type:
Sculpture
Metalwork
Origin:
Eastern Tibet (Amdo) or Mongolia
Date:
19th century
Topic:
lion  Search this
Mongolia  Search this
Tibet  Search this
Vaisravana  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Alice S. Kandell Collection  Search this
Credit Line:
The Alice S. Kandell Collection
Accession Number:
S2018.34
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 22: Encountering the Buddha
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2018.34

Head of a guardian lion

Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26.1 × 28.3 × 8 cm (10 1/4 × 11 1/8 × 3 1/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Thailand
Date:
7th-8th century
Period:
Dvaravati period
Topic:
lion  Search this
Dvaravati period (ca. 500 - 900)  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S2005.439
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
F|S Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2005.439

Head of a guardian lion

Medium:
Stucco
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15.5 × 13.2 × 6.3 cm (6 1/8 × 5 3/16 × 2 1/2 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Thailand
Date:
7th-10th century
Period:
Dvaravati period
Topic:
lion  Search this
Dvaravati period (ca. 500 - 900)  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S2005.448
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
F|S Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2005.448

Head of a singh, or mythical lion

Medium:
Stucco molded over a chunk of brick
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 14.3 x 11.3 x 11.8 cm (5 5/8 x 4 7/16 x 4 5/8 in)
Type:
Ceramic
Sculpture
Origin:
Thailand
Date:
8th-9th century
Period:
Dvaravati period
Topic:
mythological animal  Search this
lion  Search this
Dvaravati period (ca. 500 - 900)  Search this
Thailand  Search this
Southeast Asian Art  Search this
WWII-era provenance  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Osborne and Gratia Hauge, and Victor and Takako Hauge
Accession Number:
S2005.451
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
F|S Southeast Asia
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2005.451

Fragment of a lion's head

Medium:
Calcite alabaster
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.4 × 5.3 × 3.6 cm (1 3/4 × 2 1/16 × 1 7/16 in)
Type:
Stone
Sculpture
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
4th century BCE-mid 1st century CE
Topic:
lion  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.106
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.106

Amphora with handles originating from silenus masks at shoulder and terminating in lion's heads at rim

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.1 × 25.8 × 20.7 cm (10 11/16 × 10 3/16 × 8 1/8 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Vessel
Origin:
Greece or Rome?
Date:
2nd century BCE-1st century CE
Topic:
lion  Search this
casting  Search this
mask  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Greece  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.119
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.119

Pair of lions with erotes as riders

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (S2013.2.77.1): 61.9 × 71.1 × 19.8 cm (24 3/8 × 28 × 7 13/16 in)
H x W x D (S2013.2.77.2): 63.5 × 75.2 × 19.4 cm (25 × 29 5/8 × 7 5/8 in)
Weight (Each): 23.8 kg (52.5 pounds)
Type:
Metalwork
Architectural Element
Origin:
Yemen
Date:
early 1st century BCE-mid 1st century CE
Topic:
lion  Search this
casting  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
boy  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.77.1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
On View:
Sackler Gallery 27: A Glimpse of Ancient Yemen
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.77.1-2

Handle with lion's head protomé, fragment

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4.2 × 2 × 2 cm (1 5/8 × 13/16 × 13/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
lion  Search this
casting  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
handle  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.81
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.81

Handle with animal head protomé, fragment

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.8 × 3.7 × 2.5 cm (2 11/16 × 1 7/16 × 1 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Container
Origin:
Wadi Bayhan, Yemen
Date:
early 1st century
Topic:
lion  Search this
casting  Search this
Yemen  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Wendell and Merilyn Phillips collection  Search this
handle  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The American Foundation for the Study of Man (Wendell and Merilyn Phillips Collection)
Accession Number:
S2013.2.83
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2013.2.83

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