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BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Lion au serpent

Lion about to Strike a Serpent

1832

bronze

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): 5 18 x 6 78 x 4 58 in.

proper right rear: BARYE

Acc. No.: RES.27.12

Credit Line: Bequest of Miss Harriet Ellen Prescott

Photo credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 1927, March 3, bequest of Miss Harriet Ellen Prescott to the MFA

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 22 February 2012
  • http://www.louvre.fr/oeuvre-notices/lion-au-serpent (consulté 9 décembre 2015)
    http://www.louvre.fr/en/oeuvre-notices/lion-and-serpent (accessed 9 december 2015
  • 1981 Pivar
    Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club, 1981, p. 122-125
  • 1984 Benge
    Glenn F. Benge, Antoine-Louis Barye - Sculptor of Romantic Realism, University Park and London, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1984, p. 34-37, 119-123 (fig 23, 24; 108-111)

Related works

  • Several bronzes, Baltimore, Walters Art Museum, acc. no. 27.81, 21.157, 27.92, 51.125.
    Bronze, New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Comment

  • Museum's website, July 19, 2011:
    Crouching lion with front left paw raised to strike a coiled snake.