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Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875) Cheval Turc No. 2

Auction:
2459
Lot:
21
Sold for:
$10,665$9,000

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2459
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 15, 2009 4:00PM

Description:

Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875)

Cheval Turc No. 2 (antérieur gauche levé, terrasse carrée)
Signed "BARYE" and foundry stamped "F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR" in the cast on base,
also incised 703/ N° 1" in cast on the underside of base.
Bronze with dark brown patina, approximately 11 5/8 x 12 7/16 x 4 7/8 in. (29.5 x 31.6 x 12.4 cm).
Condition: Minor wear to the patina, minor surface grime.

Provenance: Descended within the families of William Walters (1819-1894), and/or George Harold Edgell (1887-1954). Please refer to lot 15 for more details.
Literature: Poletti, Michel and Alain Richarme, Barye: Catalogue Raisonne des Sculptures, Paris: Gallimard, 2000, pg 265, no. A 128.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

Keywords

Antoine-Louis Barye, George Harold Edgell, William Walters, Michel Richarme, Alain Richarme, Paris, Barye

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