Description Barye has outlined one of the three horse heads from the eastern pediment of the Parthenon in Athens. The horses pulled the chariot of Melene, the Greek goddess of the night. While a student, Barye studied Greek sculpture either through plaster casts or through engravings.
|1/01/2002||Treatment||examined for exhibition; cleaned; other|
- 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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