Graphic Witness: Hugo Gellert
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Aesop Said So: Lithographs by Hugo Gellert

THE DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH (The Lion and Other Beasts A-Hunting)

The Lion and Other Beasts formed an alliance to go a-hunting. When they had taken a fat stag, the Lion divided it into three parts.

"The first," said he, "belongs to me, as I am your King; the second I shall take for my personal share in the chase; and as for the third part -- let him take it who dares."