Description Frémiet first exhibited animal subjects at the Paris Salon in 1843. Eventually, he succeeded Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1796-1875) as professor of drawing at the Jardin des Plantes, a botanical and zoological park in Paris.
Provenance Mrs. Frank R. Kent [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1964, by gift.
Credit Gift of Mrs. Frank Kent, 1964
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