Four lion studies

Théodore Géricault1812 - 1814

The J. Paul Getty Museum

The J. Paul Getty Museum

Théodore Géricault used his sketchbook to record specific details. Here he drew three light studies of a lion's head, two with mouths open in a roar and one with its body seen from slightly above.

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  • Title: Four lion studies
  • Creator: Théodore Géricault
  • Date: 1812 - 1814
  • Physical Dimensions: 15.2 x 10.6 cm (6 x 4 3/16 in.)
  • External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.
  • Medium: Graphite
  • Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
  • Object Type: Drawing
  • Object Status: Permanent Collection
  • Number: 95.GD.40.43
  • Display Location: Not currently on view
  • Department: Drawings
  • Culture: French
  • Classification: Drawings