BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Maker: Barbedienne

Civette portant un oiseau

Civet Cat Carrying a Bird

original model 1831, this cast non dated, first edition c. 1845



Dimensions (HxWxD): 3 78 x 5 34 x 38 in.

signed: BARYE 1831 (partly covered name)
back of plaque, BMA label: 1996.046.118

Acc. No.: 1996.46.118

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:


  • 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)