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Sketches of Snakes
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Sketches of Snakes

Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Date Description Narrative
6/24/1980Examinationexamined for loan
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; re-housed; mounted; cleaned
  • Sculptors' Drawings Over Six Centuries, 1400-1950. The Drawing Center, New York; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston. 1981.
  • 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 Collection Vildieu-Barye; Fabius Frères, Paris; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Inscriptions four sketches of snakes also on verso
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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19th century
graphite on cream, moderately thick, slightly textured wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
7 9/16 x 5 1/4 in. (19.2 x 13.3 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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