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08583_-_2012.441

BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Taureau chargeant

Charging Bull

c. 1842

bronze (atelier)

statuette

Dimensions (HxWxD): 6 1516 × 11 78 × 4 18 in.

signed on base: BARYE

Acc. No.: 2012.441

Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Nelson L. St. Clair, Jr.

Photo credit: Image courtesy of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

© Artist:


Provenance

  • 2012, Gift of Mrs. Nelson L. St. Clair, Jr.

Bibliography

  • Museum's website, accessed July 27, 2018

Comment

  • Museum's website, August 1, 2018:
    This sculpture is part of series of studies made in conjunction with Barye’s Theseus Combatting the Minotaur, also in this installation. The rich patina, which combines shades of red, green, and brown, is called feuille d’automne or autumn leaves.