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BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Tigre dévorant un gavial

Tiger Devouring a Gavial

1831

plaster with polychrome and patinated decoration

group

Dimensions (HxWxD): 16 78 x 41 34 x 16 12 in.

Acc. No.: 1983.11

Credit Line: Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Dodge Memorial Fund and Eleanor Clay Ford Fund

Photo credit: 2012 Detroit Institute of Arts

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Provenance

  • 1831, Charles Devieur Robelin
  • Madame Maurice Guillemot
  • France, private collection(s)
  • 1983, Founders Society Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Dodge Memorial Fund and Eleanor Clay Ford Fund

Bibliography

  • 1956 Hubert
    G. Hubert, "Barye et la critique de son temps", La Revue des Arts, vol. 4, décembre 1956, pp. 223-230
  • 1969 Benge
    Glenn Benge, The Sculpture of Antoine-Louis Barye in American collections, with a Catalogue raisonné: Outstanding Dissertations in the Fine Arts, New York and London: Garland Publishing, Inc, 1969, vol. 1, p. 33
  • 1971 Horswell
    Jane Horswell, Bronze Sculptures of "Les Animaliers", Clopton, Woodbridge, Suffolk: The Antique Collectors' Club, 1971, pp. 2, 66, 304
  • 1914 Lami
    Stanislas Lami, Dictionnaire des sculpteurs de l'école française, vol. 1, Paris: 1914, (Kraus Reprint, Nedlin, Liechtenstein, 1970), pp. 70, 74
  • 1973 Mackay
    James Mackay, The Animaliers, New York: E. P. Dutton and Co, 1973, p. 24
  • 1974 Pivar
    Stuart Pivar The Barye Bronzes, Woodbridge, Suffolk, England: Antique Collectors' Club, Baron Publishing, 1974, p. 13
  • 1978 Salon
    Paris Salon de 1831, New York and London: Garland Publishing Inc, 1978, no. 2177
  • 1981 Janson and Fusco
    The Romantics to Rodin, edited by Horst W. Janson and Peter Fusco, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, The Detroit Institute of Arts, March 4, 1980 - April 29, 1981, no. 16, p. 126-8
  • 1984 Benge
    G.F. Benge, Antoine-Louis Barye, University Park and London, 1984, pp. 31-34
  • 1988 Darr
    A. P. Darr, "European sculpture and decorative arts acquired by the Detroit Institute of Arts 1978-87," The Burlington Magazine, 130 (June 1988), p. 499, fig. 112 (ill)
  • 1996 Dell
    T. Dell et al., The Dodge Collection of 18th Century French and English Art in the Collection of the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 1996, Appendix II, p. 242, repro.