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Two Lion Cubs

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In this tender scene, one lion cub rests his head against the haunches of the other.
Date Description Narrative
4/20/1979Examinationexamined for exhibition
1/01/2002Examinationexamined for exhibition
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • A Supple Brush: The Flowering of Continental Watercolors. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979.
  • 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] Painted in black watercolor at center lower edge on recto: BARYE; [Number] Written in graphite, lower left on verso: 19
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1889

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ca. 1850-1869
watercolor with gum heightening on rough, thick, cream wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 10 1/4 x W: 14 3/4 in. (26 x 37.5 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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