Lion, Art Institute of Chicago

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Lion, Art Institute of Chicago by tomburtonwood Jun 27, 2012

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Two lions stand guard outside the Art Institute of Chicago. This is the one on the north side of the building, or on the left if you are facing the front of the building.

Update 03/11/14

In an effort to properly attribute scans that i have been publishing here is the information about the artwork and artist, Edward Kemeys, who created the original piece.

Edward Kemeys
American, 1843-1907

Lions (a pair), 1893

Bronze with green patina
261.7 x 114.2 x 287 cm (103 x 45 x 113 in.)

Gift of Mrs. Henry Field, 1893.1a-b

® The Art Institute of Chicago
American Art
Michigan Avenue entrance/steps



Scanned with 123d catch. post processing in netfabb, meshmixer, meshlab etc

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just printed the Lion full size and the tail came out pretty good. pysched! :-D

NOw I can have a bit of the hometown wherever I go.