Description Although Barye preferred wild animals over farm animals as subjects, he created several sculptures of powerful bulls during the early 1840s. They may have been related to the half-man, half-bull monster in his famous neoclassical statue Theseus and the Minotaur of 1842.
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- The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
- 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 Sichel Sale, no. 11; William T. Walters, Baltimore, 1886, by purchase [George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Cold stamped (appears to be stamped three times in same spot with E misaligned): BARYE 1; [Number] Painted in white inside base: W 97
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1886
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