London, South Kensington
27 November 2002
A pair of Italian bronze models of recumbent lions, early 19th century
Modelled after Antonio Canova
On rectangular Siena marble bases
3¼in. (8.3cm.) high overall, 5in. (12.6cm.) long (2)
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These lions are modelled after those adorning the tomb of the Arch Duchess Maria Christina of Austria, Augustinerkirche, Vienna.
Fred Licht and David Finn Canova, Abbeville Press, New York 1983, p.65 & ff.
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