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BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Maker: Barbedienne

Aigle tenant un héron

Eagle with Heron

first edition in 1857

bronze

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): 12 14 x 12 34 x 10 34 in.

inscribed: A. L. Barye
stamped: F. Barbedienne Fondeur

Acc. No.: BH8-00580

Photo credit: ph. courtesy Biltmore Estate, Asheville

© Artist : public domain


Provenance

  • 1889-1895, Biltmore Estate was built for George Washington Vanderbilt II (1862-1914); architect: Richard Morris Hunt, landscape designer: Frederick Law Olmsted

Bibliography

  • 1980 Biltmore
    Biltmore House & Gardens, Asheville, Biltmore Estate, 1980, p. 65 (South Bedroom, Mr. Vanderbilt's Room)
  • 2000 Poletti et Richarme
    Michel Poletti et Alain Richarme, Barye : Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, Gallimard, 2000, p. 328-329, A 183 et A 184