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BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Aigle emportant un serpent

Bas-relief of an Eagle and a Serpent

model 1824-1826?

bronze

relief

Dimensions (HxWxD): 3 78 x 5 34 x 716 in.

Acc. No.: 1951-115-1

Credit Line: Gift of George W. Elkins in memory of his brother, William M. Elkins, 1951

Photo credit: Philadelphia Museum of Art

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Provenance

  • 1951, Gift of George W. Elkins (1886-1954) in memory of his brother, William M. Elkins (1882-1947)

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, November 2014
  • 2000 Poletti-Richarme
    Michel Poletti et Alain Richarme, Barye, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, Gallimard, 2000, p.365 (Aigle avec serpent, A 224)

Related works

  • Plaster model: unknown location.
    Bronze model: unknown location.
    Other bronze casts:
    -Amiens, musée de Picardie, Gift of Mr. et Mrs. Thibault in memory of Mrs. Yvonne Morin, 1963 (MP Sc.4481)
    -Baltimore, Walters ArtMuseum (27.189, mark "FF", for Fannières Frères
    -Bayonne, musée Bonnat (462)
    -Cambridge, MA, Fogg Art Museum, collection Henry Dexter Shaye, 1956 (1956.0155)
    -New York, Metropolitain Museum of Art
    -Paris, musée du Louvre, legs Thomy-Thiéry, 1902 (OA 5867, variante avec deux serpents, l'aigle se détache fortement sur le fond, et OA 5868, coffret orné de différents reliefs).