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Gum tempera, ink, and gold on paper
Painting only: 9.9 x 10 cm (3 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.); Overall: 20.3 x 14 cm (8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Gift of Mrs. A. Dean Perry 1962.279.196.a
The lynx family, unseen by the lion, appear on the right.
The monkey, acting as the lion’s chamberlain, encourages him to confront the family of lynx that have taken over his home. However, the lion is fearful, having been tricked into believing that the hidden lynx are vicious, lion-eating creatures.
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