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Walking Bear

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Description A North American brown bear walks through a landscape dotted with large boulders and stubby pine trees characteristic of those found in the Forest of Fontainebleau.
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2002Treatmentexamined for exhibition; stabilized; examined for loan; cleaned; re-housed; mounted; other
  • The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890.
  • Barye Sculpture and Drawings. American Federation of Arts, New York. 1959-1960.
  • Millet and His Barbizon Contemporaries. Keio Department Store, Tokyo. 1985.
  • The Wild Kingdom of Antoine-Louis Barye, 1795-1875. Wildenstein & Company, New York. 1994.
  • The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.
  • 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 Charles Binder; Charles Binder Estate Sale, Hôtel Drouot, Paris, April 8, 1873, lot 6; Georges Petit, Paris; William T. Walters, Baltimore, November 1875, by purchase [George A. Lucas as agent]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894, by inheritance; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] In red-brown watercolor at lower right, on recto: BARYE; [Number] In graphite at upper left corner, on verso: 124; [Number] In graphite at lower left, on verso: 11; [Watermark] Whatman Turkey Mill.
Credit Acquired by William T. Walters, 1875

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ca. 1850s-1860s
watercolor on moderately textured, moderately thick, beige wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
H: 9 1/4 x W: 11 11/16 in. (23.5 x 29.7 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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