Classed as the king of the animal kingdom, these powerful cats are portrayed within visual culture to symbolise courage, strength, royalty, dignity, justice and ferocity. For thousands of years, the lion has been an icon for humanity, appearing in cultures across Europe, Asia and Africa. The most famous representation include the MGM Lion, Simba and the Cowardly Lion from Wizard of Oz.
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.