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Python Devouring a Doe
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Python Devouring a Doe

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Description Barye has focused on the python, drawing it with long, continuous lines, and indicating the grassy background with a few bold strokes. This study is for the bronze, "Python Swallowing a Doe."
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; cleaned; other
  • 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 Mme Vildieu-Barye; Fabius Frères, Paris; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Stamp] Collection/ VILDIEU-BARYE.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949

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19th century
graphite on tracing paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 7 11/16 x W: 10 1/4 in. (19.5 x 26 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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