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Resting Lion after Canova by Thomas Brown, stone resin Cast from an original Stone Carving by Thomas Brown of Reposing Recumbent, Lying Down Lion. The lion is sated, his belly is full and round, and he rests, gently licking his paws clean after hunting and devouring his prey.

The animal`s immense strength, even in this passive pose, is conveyed through the powerful musculature and elegant anatomy. The coiling vitality of the mane expresses the awesome potential energy held within the creature`s recumbent frame.

Artist Comment

The piece is worked traditionally with only hand tools. Carved in hard French Lime stone with rich warm veining running throughout. I aim to carve a partner for this piece, a ravenous lion, preparing to leap from its plinth and pounce upon its prey.
x 25cm
x 31cm
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Baroque Lion after Canova (stone resin sculpture)

by Thomas Brown
x 25cm
x 31cm
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x height
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