Portrait of a Man with Lions
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Portrait of a Man with Lions
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Part of The J. Paul Getty museum permanent collection, located in Los Angeles, California. Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program. Portrait of a Man with Lions; Unknown maker, British; England, Europe; 1870s; Albumen silver print; Image: 30.7 x 37.5 cm (12 1/16 x 14 3/4 in.); 84.XA.1252.2 This album offers a particularly original presentation. An unknown skilled amateur cut out individual figures and faces, arranging and pasting them onto his drawings. The realistic quality of the subjects contrasts with their fictional settings, the whole resulting in humorous tableaux vivants (living pictures). Text from http://www.getty.edu/art/gettyguide/artObjectDetails?artobj=224823
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Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program, copyright 2012, J. Paul Getty Trust
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