Anna Hyatt Huntington American
Cast by John Williams American

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 700

Huntington was one of the most prominent animal sculptors of the early twentieth century, celebrated for her keen powers of observation. “Jaguar” and its companion piece, “Reaching Jaguar” (26.85.1), were based on Huntington’s studies of Señor Lopez, a jaguar from Paraguay who was the first feline occupant of the Lion House at the Bronx Zoo. Stone versions of the pair are installed as gateposts at the zoo.

Jaguar, Anna Hyatt Huntington (American, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1876–1973 Redding, Connecticut), Bronze, American

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