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Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1796-1875) Lion au serpent No. 2 [Lion and Serpent No. 2]

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$1,094$900

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1796-1875)

Lion au serpent No. 2 [Lion and Serpent No. 2] / Probably a petite réduction
Signed "BARYE" l.c., foundry marked "F. BARBEDIENNE" within the cast l.r.
Bronze with light brown patina, 6 1/4 x 8 x 3 5/8 in. (15.9 x 20.3 x 9.2 cm).
Condition: Minor dust to the interstices.

N.B. The engaged base is comparable to the grandeur originale version as illustrated in Poletti.

Literature: Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Barye: Catalogue Raisonné des Sculptures (Gallimard, 2000), no. A53, p. 177.
Estimate $800-1,200

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Antoine-Louis Barye, Michel Poletti, Alain Richarme

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