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Deer with Foreleg Raised
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Deer with Foreleg Raised

Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The firm of Besse et Cie included this statuette among 23 small sculptures by Barye offered for sale in 1844. In the catalogue, they are described as "appropriate to serve as paperweights, desk ornaments, and shelf ornaments."
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • 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] Cast through from model: BARYE.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1889

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modeled ca. 1838
bronze with deep green-brown over warm red-brown patina mounted on oak plinth
Accession Number
8 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 4 in. (22.2 x 20 x 10.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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