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BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Singe monté sur un gnou

Ape Riding a Gnu

c. 1845

bronze

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): 9 18 X 10 34 X 4; incl. base: H. 1 18; weight: 8 lb

Acc. No.: 66.382

Credit Line: Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966

Photo credit: 2012 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

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Provenance

  • 1964, London, Sotheby's
  • 1964-17 May 1966, New York, Joseph H. Hirshhorn
  • 1966, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn

Exhibitions

  • Museum's website, 2010

    1977-1978 Washington
    The Animal in Art: Selections from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, Smithsonian Institution, HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, 17 November 1977-15 January 1978, p. 5, no. 5, ill.

    1984 Oklahoma City
    Sculptures from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Oklahoma City, OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF ART, 9 August-7 December 1984

    1985 Elmira
    Bronze Animaliers, Elmira, NY, ARNOT ART MUSEUM, 5 October-30 November 1985

Related works

  • Ape Riding a Gnu, bronze, signed, 2nd 1/4 of the 19th century (dated for the first edition around 1840), Bordeaux, Musée des arts décoratifs.
    Ape Riding a Gnu, bronze, patina, signed, 2nd or 3rd 1/4 of the 19th century, Paris, Louvre Museum.