John Banovich - Mfalme Lion
John Banovich - Mfalme Lion
John Banovich - Mfalme Lion

John Banovich - Mfalme Lion

Regular price $330.00 Sale

Limited Edition Paper Giclée
Gallery Edition: 14" x 11":  25 s/n plus 3 Artist Proofs
• Limited Edition:  $275
• Artist Proof:  $330
• Frame NC6: 23.5" x 20.5" - $335

Mfalme, Swahili for “King”, and the supreme ruler of the African landscapes. Male lion’s long, thick mane not only softens and enemy’s blows, it also makes his head look bigger - perhaps giving it an appearance of being crowned. Lions bravely defend their territories like kings. Being social cats, lions live in defined social groups, called prides, which hold specified territories. A majestic, honorable animal, the lion is called the king, not because it is the strongest, but because the lion decides its own territory and protects it with its kingly fame.