Lion Sleeps Tonight



Medium used – original in liquid acrylic and gouache on boxed canvas

Large Print – size 130 x 60 cm with a limited print run of 50

Images of sleeping animals are always desirable. This painting was inspired by The Lion King.

Apparently, The Lion King was originally based on a White Lion and written as a play in China. Hidden in the words of the play is the significance of the White Lion, however, Walt Disney changed the lion to a Golden Lion for wider appeal.

At the bottom of the painting are the words from the famous song In the Jungle – ‘In the jungle, the mighty jungle, the lion sleeps tonight.’

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