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Antoine Louis Barye
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Antoine Louis Barye


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Description This portrait bust depicts Barye, a favorite sculptor of William T. Walters. The Walters Art Museum holds many hundreds of examples of Barye's sculptures of animals as well as sketches, studies, watercolors and oils.
Exhibitions
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • The Romantics to Rodin: French Nineteenth Century Sculpture from North American Collections. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit; Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis. 1980-1981.
  • 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. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown] (?); Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] On left shoulder: F. BARBEDIENNE Fondeur Paris 1875; [Mark] On inside back: C.H.C.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters (?)

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Period
1875
Medium
bronze
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
27.416
Measurements
H: 24 x W: 15 1/2 x D: 10 13/16 in. (60.96 x 39.37 x 27.52 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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