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Running Jaguar


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A jaguar, the only member of the panther family native to the Americas, was added to the collection of the Jardin des Plantes in January 1831. It survived only until October 1835. Barye portrays the wild cat in a mountainous landscape.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/07/1994Treatmentre-housed; other
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; re-housed; mounted; cleaned
Exhibitions
  • Barye Sculpture and Drawings. American Federation of Arts, New York. 1959-1960.
  • The Wild Kingdom of Antoine-Louis Barye, 1795-1875. Wildenstein & Company, New York. 1994.
  • The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.
  • Untamed: The Art of Antoine-Louis Barye. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach. 2007-2008.
  • Public Property. 2012.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] In reddish brown watercolor in lower right corner, on recto: BARYE; [Number] In graphite above center and to left, on verso: 29_3 19_6; [Number] In graphite below center and to right, on verso: no. 32.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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Period
ca. 1830-1840
Medium
watercolor on slightly textured, medium thickness, cream wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.820
Measurements
H: 9 1/8 x W: 11 5/16 in. (23.2 x 28.7 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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