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Tiger Watching an Elephant
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Tiger Watching an Elephant

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In this twilight scene, a tiger on the alert observes an elephant running in the background.
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; examined for loan; cleaned; other
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • French Master Drawings of the Mid Nineteenth Century. Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. 1962.
  • 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; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] In dark brown watercolor at lower right corner, on recto: BARYE.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1889

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ca. 1857
watercolor with gum heightening on rough, thick, cream wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 10 1/4 x W: 14 1/4 in. (26 x 36.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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