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Eobasileus, painting by Charles Knight, [1896]


Eobasileus, painting by Charles Knight, [1896]



49 x 65 cm. In wooden frame, 71 x 86 x 4 cm.

1 painting : gouache on paper. Signed and dated "96" at lower left. Two rhinoceros-like mammals with six horns and large canines, one grazing in background, the other standing in profile view in center. The Eobasileus is closely related to Uintatherium.

AMNH Special Collections, [no call number]: Eobasileus, Charles R. Knight, [1896].

AMNH Library catalog record: [Eobasileus] [art original]

AMNH Library authority record: Knight, Charles Robert 1874-1953

Czerkas, S.M. and Glut, D.F. Dinosaurs, mammoths, and cavemen: the art of Charles R. Knight. New York: Dutton, 1982. p. 49

Osborn, H.F. The age of mammals. New York: MacMillan, 1921. p. 166

American Museum of Natural History Library

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AMNH negative no. 35775; 4"x5" slide no. 2427; 35mm slide no. 2427

Photographic Negative Number: 35775

Photographic Transparency Number: 2427

Bibliographic Number: b10007593

Barcode Number: 100219818

American Museum of Natural History



Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 (artist), “Eobasileus, painting by Charles Knight, [1896],” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed June 13, 2024,