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Eagle and Chamois
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Eagle and Chamois

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Description This plaque was intended to be mounted on a piece of furniture or set in the base of a clock. This particular example was cast by the foundry Eck et Durand for the firm of silversmiths Fannière Frères.
  • 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 Montaignac [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; William T. Walters, Baltimore, June 5, 1886, by purchase [George A. Lucas as agent, Lucas Diary 2, 609]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Stamped (before casting ?) in the model on rock to the right: BARYE; [Transcription] Incised on reverse: F.F. FANNIERE Fres; [Transcription] Incised in raised letters on reverse: Eck et Durand.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1886

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modeled ca. 1824-1826
bronze with dark brown patina
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H: 4 3/16 x W: 6 3/16 x D: 7/16 in. (10.6 x 15.7 x 1.1 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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