The Leopard

Harrison Weir

1878

Chromolithograph.

5 5/8 x 4 ¼ inches

Illustration for The Pictorial Cabinet of Marvels, unnumbered page.

A chromolithographic version of one of Weir’s paintings. Weir studied from the life at London Zoo, here capturing a distinct sense of the animal’s dynamism.

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  • Page from The Pictorial Cabinet
  • Scanned image and text by Simon Cooke

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