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Elephants in Water

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In a broad watery expanse, an elephant approaches while three others wade in the background.
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; repaired; re-housed; mounted; other
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • A Connoisseur's Portfolio: Nineteenth-century Drawings and Watercolors in the Walters Art Gallery. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1983.
  • 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.
  • Public Property. 2012.
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] In lower right in red watercolor: BARYE; [Number] In graphite on verso: 29 39, 19 6, 32.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1889

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ca. 1850
watercolor on rough, moderately thick, cream wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 7 7/8 x W: 11 3/4 in. (20 x 29.8 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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