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Two Bears Wrestling
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Two Bears Wrestling

Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In the 1833 Salon catalogue, Barye listed this work as "Struggle between Two Bears, One from North America and the Other from the Indies."
  • 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 William T. Walters, Baltimore, prior to 1889 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Cast through from model: BARYE; [Number] Painted on inside in white: W 40
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1889

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modeled ca. 1833; first cast 1833
silvered bronze cast in sections with extensive cold work
Accession Number
8 3/8 x 6 1/4 x 5 3/16 in. (21.3 x 15.9 x 13.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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