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Fallow Deer Attacked by Two Algerian Greyhounds
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Fallow Deer Attacked by Two Algerian Greyhounds

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Barye usually showed dogs not as domestic pets but as hunters pursuing prey. In this unique sculpture, two greyhounds have pursued a small European deer to the point of their quarry's collapse.
Date Description Narrative
9/16/1963Treatmentcleaned; coated
  • 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 Barye Estate Sale, Paris, 1876, no. 4543; A. Sichel; 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] Inscribed on the base to right of stag: BARYE; [Transcription] Inscribed on the plinth: DAIM TERRASSÉ PAR 2 LEVRIERS d'ALGERIE PIECE UNIQUE MODELE LUCAS; [Translation] Inscribed on the plinth: Fallow deer attacked by 2 Algerian greyhounds unique piece Lucas model.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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modeled ca. 1830
bronze with warm brown patina on marble plinth
Accession Number
13 x 12 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. (33 x 32.7 x 21 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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