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An old lion lying on the ground is kicked by the hind hoof of a horse; illustration of a fable by J. Ogilby. Etching.

Ogilby, John, 1600-1676.
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Illustration for the fable "The lion grown old" by J. Ogilby

The animals surrounding the lion are a wild boar, an ox, a donkey, a bear and a horse, the latter is about to run away

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1 print : etching ; image 22.2 x 16.8 cm

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23

Publications note

R. Pennington, A descriptive catalogue of the etched work of W. Hollar, Cambridge 1982, p. 61

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Wellcome Library no. 39666i

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