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Boa [Python] Devouring a Doe
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Boa [Python] Devouring a Doe

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Despite the title, the drawing is related to Barye's bronze, "Python Killing a Gnu," (Walters 27.152).
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; cleaned; repaired; other
  • 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 Mme Vildieu-Barye; Fabius Frères, Paris; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Stamp] Stamped in lower right: Collection/ Vildieu-Barye.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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19th century
graphite on tracing paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
4 15/16 x 13 5/8 in. (12.5 x 34.6 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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