After Alfred Barye (France, 1839-1882)
Bronze Arab Cavalier, the man on horseback, signed by artist, Paris Foundry mark on base, ht. 28 in.
N.B. Alfred Barye was the son of renowned French Animalier sculptor Antoine-Louis Barye. Well regarded in his own right, he exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1864, 1865, and 1866 (for his horse-themed sculptures) and in 1882, the year of his death.
Piece has an applied patina, with some inconsistencies. Minor nicks (two deeper to tail). Spots of verdigris to base.
The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.