BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Maker: Barbedienne

Tête de chimpanzé

Head of a Chimpanzee

original model non dated, this cast 1876-1909



Dimensions (HxWxD): 3 x 2 14 x 2 78 in.

on base, incised: BARYE
stamped: F.Barbedienne.Fondeur
two labels inside bottom of base: 511, L.66.7.57

Acc. No.: 1996.46.71

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


  • Museum's website (accessed August 24, 2020)