BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Femme à cheval en tenue Renaissance

Equestrienne in Renaissance Dress

c. 1840


equestrian statue(tte)

Dimensions (HxWxD): 15 12 x 14 38 x 5 18 in.

the artist's name "BARYE" has been handwritten into the original cast and appears on the proper left front of the self base
handpainted underneath the base: 2 MIROU [and] 356
paper label with "710" handwritten on it is adhered to the bottom of the base

Acc. No.: 1989.151

Credit Line: Bequest of Arthur Rubloff

Photo credit: ph. Art Institute of Chicago

© Artist : public domain


  • 1910, New York, American Art Galleries, The Collection of a Connoisseur: Art Treasures Collected by the Late Cyrus J. Lawrence, Esq., no. 360 (8)
  • by 1921, New York, American Art Association [according to 1975 Sotheby's sale cat.]
  • by 1973, Madison, New Jersey, Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (d. 1973)
  • 1975, 29 October, New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., her estate sale, lot 139, sold to Arthur Rubloff (d. 1986), Chicago
  • 1988, bequeathed to the Art Institute
  • 1989, accessioned by the Art Institute


  • Museum's website, 9 January 2012
  • 1910 Lawrence Sale
    The Collection of a Connoisseur: Art Treasures Collected by the Late Cyrus J. Lawrence, Esq. (New York: American Art Galleries, 1910), no. 360 (8)
  • 1974 Pivar
    Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes: A Catalogue Raisonné (Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors' Club, 1974), p. 56, cat. F6
  • 1975 Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge Sale
    Antoine-Louis Barye Bronzes From the Collection of the Late Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, New York, Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., (October 29, 1975), lot 139
  • 1984 Benge
    Glenn F. Benge, Antoine-Louis Barye: Sculptor of Romantic Realism (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1984), pp. 101-02, fig. 87
  • 2000 Poletti et Richarme
    Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Barye: Catalogue raisonné des sculptures (Paris: Gallimard, 2000), p. 67, cat. F4


  • 1985 Chicago
    Les Animaliers: Animal Subjects by French Sculptors, 1830–1900, from the Arthur Rubloff Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, 1 February – 31 March 1985 [no cat.]