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Lion and Serpent No. 2
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Lion and Serpent No. 2

Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The sculpture, which was sand cast in segments, has been fully assembled.
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • Metamorphoses in Nineteenth-Century Sculpture. Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge. 1975.
  • The Master Artist. 1967-1968.
  • The Allure of Bronze. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1995.
  • 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.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore, by purchase [George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Cast through from model: BARYE; [Transcription] Painted inside in white: LUCAS; [Number] Painted inside in black: W 14.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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first issued ca. 1858
bronze with green highlights over red-brown patina
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H: 6 3/4 x W: 8 3/8 x D: 4 1/2 in. (17.1 x 21.3 x 11.4 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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