Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875)
Stamped "BARYE" in the bronze base.
Bronze with green/brown patina, height 12 in. (30.5 cm).
Condition: Staff possibly replaced, abrasions from staff to the figure's arm, areas of wear to the patina, dust and dirt to interstices.
Provenance: The Stebbins family collection, Massachusetts, acquired from Leonard Baskin in 1988.
Literature: Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: The Antique Collectors' Club), 1974, cat. F19, p. 67.
The spear is taller in this cast than in other examples.
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