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Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1796-1875) Tigre qui marche (sur plinthe) [Walking Tiger (On a Plinth)]

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
366
Sold for:
$3,674$3,100

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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)

Tigre qui marche (sur plinthe) [Walking Tiger (On a Plinth)]
Signed "BARYE" within the cast l.l., marked "F. BARBEDIENNE. Fondeur." on the
reverse.
Bronze with greenish-black patina, 8 3/8 x 16 1/4 x 4 in. (21.3 x 41.3 x 10.2 cm).
Condition: Minor surface grime, dust to interstices.

N.B. The present cast appears to be one of several variations referenced in Poletti modeled after a period proof. The base measurements are consistent with the première edition.

Literature: Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Barye: Catalogue Raisonné des Sculptures (Gallimard, 2000), no. A70, pp. 198-9.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

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Antoine-Louis Barye, Michel Poletti, Alain Richarme, Barye

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