BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875


Singe montant un gnou

Ape Riding a Gnu

original model non dated, this cast 1888



Dimensions (HxWxD): 9 18 x 10 34 x 4 14 in.

signed on base: BARYE
interior of base, two labels: L.64.15.66; BMA cat. #389
written, in black ink: SINGE / SUR / Gnou / MODERN

Acc. No.: 1996.46.56

Credit Line: The George A. Lucas Collection, purchased with funds from the State of Maryland, Laurence and Stella Bendann Fund, and contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporations throughout the Baltimore community

Photo credit: The Baltimore Museum of Art

© Artist : public domain


  • Paris, Gruet (founder)
  • 1888, Paris, George Aloysius Lucas (1824-1909), by commission
  • 1909, Baltimore, Henry Walters (1848-1931), by bequest
  • 1910, Baltimore, Maryland Institute, College of Art, by gift
  • 1996, BMA by purchase