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Sleeping Greyhound
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Sleeping Greyhound


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Dogs, except in hunts, are relatively scarce in Barye's production. In the 1840s, however, he briefly modeled some statuettes of greyhounds and basset hounds. In this example, he exploits the graceful shape of the hound's lean body.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/17/1972Examinationexamined for condition
1/11/1989Loan Considerationexamined for loan
Exhibitions
  • The Art of the July Monarchy: France 1830-1848. Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri - Columbia, Columbia. 1989-1990.
  • 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; [Number] Marked in ink script on underside of base: No 3524.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1889

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Period
modeled ca. 1845
Medium
bronze with dark brown over red-brown patina
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.135
Measurements
2 3/4 x 10 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (7 x 26.7 x 8.9 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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