Panthera pardus (Leopard)

  • Mark Matthews, Panthera pardus (Leopard), 1998, glass, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1999, Mark Matthews, Gift of the artist and family in honor of Francis M. Greenwell, 1999.21.8

Luce Center Label

The Exotic Mammal Pelt Spheres were made using the Swedish Graal process. A photograph of the flat animal pelt is manipulated and transferred to the glass so the image can be sandblasted onto the surface.

Luce Object Quote
"They seem to have touched a nerve, people are drawn to these patterns." Mark Matthews, Victoria and Albert Museum press release, 1996
Title
Panthera pardus (Leopard)
Artists
Date
1998
On View
Dimensions
2 3/8 in. (5.9 cm) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of the artist and family in honor of Francis M. Greenwell

Mediums
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – leopard
Object Number
1999.21.8
Palette
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