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Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1796-1875) Silvered Bronze Figure of a Horse, "Cheval Turc,"

Auction:
2135
Lot:
194
Sold for:
$35,250$30,000

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Auction:
Sale #2135 - 2135
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 06, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1796-1875)

Silvered Bronze Figure of a Horse, "Cheval Turc,"
the stallion with raised foreleg, on naturalistic rectangular base with mold incised signature "Barye," base bearing plaque engraved "This sculpture, executed circa 1838, is a pair to the one in the Bonnat Museum, Bayonne," ht. 11 1/2, base 12 3/8 x 4 3/4 in.Note: One of a pair of silvered bronze casts of this model, believed to have been a special commission by the painter Leon Bonnat, a friend of Barye's and collector of his work.
Estimate $10,000-12,000

Keywords

Antoine Louis Barye, Bonnat Museum, Leon Bonnat, Barye, France, Sculpture