Calligraphy Drawing of a Lion

Mid-Atlantic States, probably Pennsylvania, ca. 1840-1860.
Ink on paper, in a period gilt frame.
Great condition, minor toning on left side from original backboards, now conserved with acid-free backing. This wonderful bold example depicting a lion is executed with a fine hand yet captures a whimsical and folky feel to the lion’s face. Provenance: Frank Miele Gallery, New York, 1992.

Dealer Jeffrey Tillou Antiques
Date: ca. 1840-1860
Origin Probably Pennsylvania
Measurements 22 ¾” x 30 ¾” with frame
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Price 4250
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