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Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1796-1875) Jaguar tenant un lièvre [Jaguar Devouring a Hare]

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2609B
Lot:
365
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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)

Jaguar tenant un lièvre [Jaguar Devouring a Hare] / Probably a posthumous cast
Signed "A L.BARYE" within the cast on the base l.c., foundry marked "F. BARBEDIENNE.
Fondeur. Paris." within the cast beneath jaguar's tail, stamped "22205" inside the base. Bronze with green-brown patina, 7 x 7 3/4 x 16 in. (17.8 x 15.5 x 39.5 cm).
Condition: Dust and dirt to interstices.

N.B. Pivar notes in his catalogue raisonné that Barye presented this bronze at the Salon of 1850.

Literature: Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes, A Catalogue Raisonné (Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors Club, 1981), no. A82, p. 41, (illus. p. 154); Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Barye: Catalogue Raisonné des Sculptures (Gallimard, 2000), no. A96, p. 236.

Estimate $3,000-5,000

Keywords

Antoine-Louis Barye, Stuart Pivar, Paris, United Kingdom, Antique Collectors Club, Alain Richarme, Michel Poletti, Barye, Jaguar

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