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Daniel in the Lions' Den  1918

by Henry Ossawa Tanner

Tanner first achieved recognition at the Paris Salon of 1896 with his painting Daniel in the Lions’ Den. Although the museum’s painting of the same title has been often mistaken for the painting shown in the 1896 Salon, it is a similar, but later version. In both paintings Tanner delineated an Old Testament story set during the reign of King Darius in ancient Persia (Dan. ...
41 1/8 × 49 15/16 in. (104.46 × 126.84 cm)
Oil on paper mounted on canvas
Courtesy of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art