BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875


Singe montant un gnou

Ape Riding a Gnu

original model non dated, this cast 1888



Dimensions (HxWxD): 9 116 x 10 58 x 4 in.

signed on base: BARYE
bottom of base, dissolved ink (?): Singe Sur Gnou / Modern; one label: L.66.7.76
masking tape with numbers: 434

Acc. No.: 1996.46.89

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

© Artist:


  • 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


  • Not on museum's website (August 24, 2020)