BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Maker: Barbedienne

Âne debout

Standing Ass



Dimensions (HxWxD): 8 12 x 9 316 x 2 38 in.

on self base, center front: BARYE / F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR
front corner, on inset gold plate in raised letters: FB
in ink on underside: 6689
incise underneath: 606(?)

Acc. No.: 1993.157

Credit Line: Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Photo credit: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

© Artist:


  • 1993, Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb


  • Museum's website, 23 February 2012 and 20 March 2012
  • 1981 Pivar
    Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes, Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club, 1981, p. 208 (fig. A152)

Related works

  • Bronze, London, Victoria and Albert Museum.


  • Museum's website, July 19, 2011:
    Cast bronze figure of a standing ass with head facing forward. Figure stands upon a rectangular base and looks slightly to his left. His ears are erect and his tail hangs limply between his legs.