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Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875) Hibou [Owl]

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
370
Sold for:
$2,015$1,700

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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, 1795-1875)

Hibou [Owl]
Inscribed "BARYE" in the bronze at l.l. beside the owl's right talon.
Bronze with brown patina, 5 3/4 x 6 1/4 in. (15.0 x 16.0 cm), mounted to a later bronze socle and round onyx plinth.
Condition: Dust and dirt to the interstices.

Literature: Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes, A Catalogue Raisonné (Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors Club, 1981), A180, p. 45, (illus. p. 225); Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Barye: Catalogue Raisonné des Sculptures (Gallimard, 2000), no. A201, p. 342.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

No additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

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

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