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Tiger Walking


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description It is evening, and a tiger is on the prowl looking for a meal. As was frequently his practice, especially in scenes of animals shown in profile, Barye probably used a tracing to compose the image.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; cleaned; other
Exhibitions
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • 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.
Provenance William T. Walters, Baltimore, prior to 1889; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] In dark brown watercolor at lower right corner, on recto: BARYE.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1889

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Period
ca. 1850s-1860s
Medium
watercolor with gum heightening on moderately textured, moderately thick, cream wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.823
Measurements
H: 10 1/2 x W: 14 3/4 in. (26.7 x 37.5 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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