Description Barye has treated a favorite subject of the 18th-century painter Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686-1755). The small scale of the piece, the delicacy of the details, and the manner in which light reflects off the irregular surfaces recall the decorative works of 18th-century silversmiths.
- 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 Henry Walters, Baltimore, April 29, 1903, by purchase [George A. Lucas as agent]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Cast through from model: BARYE.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1903
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