BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Thésée combattant le centaure Biénor (première version)

Theseus and the Centaur Bianor (first version)

vers 1855

plâtre recouvert de cire


Dimensions (HxLxP) : 34,9 x 35,9 cm

N° d’inv. : 2000.2

Mention légale : Purchase with general funds and funds from the bequest of Harry A. Pfiffner, Irene and Howard Stein, and Mrs. Harold B. Friedman

Crédit photo : courtesy High Museum of Art, Atlanta

© Artiste :


  • 2000, acheté avec des fonds généraux et des fonds du legs de Harry A. Pfiffner, Irene et Howard Stein, et Mrs. Harold B. Friedman


  • Museum's website, June 10, 2013
  • 2005 Atlanta
    High Museum of Art: selected works from the collection, Seattle, Marquand Books, 2005, p. 99, repr.
  • 2006 Johnston and Kelly
    William R. Johnston and Simon Kelly, Untamed: The Art of Antoine-Louis Barye, Baltimore, The Walters Art Museum, 2006, p. 164-165 no. 63 (bronze of first version, Theseus and the Centaur Bianor, modeled c. 1846-1848; the second version, A Centaur and a Lapith, plaster exhibited at the Salon of 1850, is distinguished by the sharper angle of the centaur's bent foreleg and the higher, rocky base with its flourishing plants)


  • 2011 Atlanta
    Toulouse-Lautrec & Friends: The Irene and Howard Stein Collection, Atlanta, High Museum of Art, January 29-May 1, 2011, curated by David Brenneman, p. 127, cat. no. 64