Description Barye posed this majestic reclining lion against a background consisting of rocks and a gnarled oak tree, features familiar to him in the Forest of Fontainebleau.
|6/07/1989||Treatment||examined for exhibition; other|
|1/01/2002||Treatment||examined for exhibition; examined for loan; cleaned|
- The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
- The Wild Kingdom of Antoine-Louis Barye, 1795-1875. Wildenstein & Company, New York. 1994.
- 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 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] In red watercolor at lower right corner, on recto: BARYE; [Mark] In graphite in center, on verso: o.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1889
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