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BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Lionne (relief)

Lioness in relief

1831

bronze

medal and plaquette

Dimensions (HxWxD): H. 5 12 x W. 3 in.

proper left edge: BARYE 1831

Acc. No.: 61.1238

Credit Line: Gift of Miss Mary O. Bowditch

© Artist:


Provenance

  • By 1961, Boston, Mary Orne Bowditch (1883-1971)
  • 1961, December 13, Gift of Miss Mary O. Bowditch to the MFA

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, 22 February 2012 and 20 March 2012
  • 1981 Pivar
    Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club, 1981, p. 244-246
  • 1984 Benge
    Glenn F. Benge, Antoine-Louis Barye - Sculptor of Romantic Realism, University Park and London, The Pennsylvania State University Press, 1984, p. 82-83, 87 (fig 62, 63)

Comment

  • Museum's website, July 19, 2011:
    Lioness in low relief walking to right, slightly crouched.