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Panther Surprising a Civet Cat (first version)
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Panther Surprising a Civet Cat (first version)


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description A panther paws a growling civet cat, a southern Asian mammal resembling a cat, but with a weasel-like body and short legs.
Exhibitions
  • 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 [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Cast through from model but barely visible with raised edges along letters: A L BARYE.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters

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Period
modeled 1840's
Medium
copper alloy with dark-brown over warm red-brown patina on a green marble plinth
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.119
Measurements
5 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (14 x 26 x 11.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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