While medieval artists excelled at painting religious scenes and portraits of royalty, lions offered an altogether different challenge. It looks like the medieval painters never laid eyes on a real lion.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

Medieval lion art.

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