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The Calf and the Young Lion

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The Calf and the Young Lion

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Howard Finster
American, 1916–2001


ca. 1976


Paint on fiberglass

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8 5/8 x 17 1/2 inches


On View - Stent Family Wing, Skyway, Gallery 407


This sign hung near the sculpture of the same name in Paradise Garden, providing a portion of the Bible verse that inspired the sculpture: “The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid, and the calf and the young lion and the fatling together, and a little child shall lead them” (Isaiah 11:6).


Purchase with funds from the Cousins Foundation, Inc., and donors to the Paradise Project Campaign