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Four Sketches of a Lion Attacking a Horseman
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Four Sketches of a Lion Attacking a Horseman


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Description Barye has lightly sketched, mostly in outline, several variations on the theme of a lion attacking a man mounted on a rearing horse. In two of the scenes, a second lion crouches over a fallen man. These studies have not been related to any of Barye's known compositions.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; cleaned; re-housed; repaired; other
Exhibitions
  • 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.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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Period
19th century
Medium
graphite on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.2045
Measurements
H: 13 3/16 x W: 11 3/4 in. (33.5 x 29.8 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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