BARYE, Antoine-Louis

Paris 1795 - Paris 1875

Maker: Barbedienne

Cavalier arabe surpris par un serpent

African Rider Surprised by a Serpent

original model before 1843, this cast non dated, first edition c. 1845


equestrian statue(tte)

Dimensions (HxWxD): 9 12 x 11 x 6 14 in.

signed on base: BARYE
bottom of base, two labels: L.64.15.72; BMA cat. #398
bottom of base in white paint, underlined: Lucas
bottom of base in black ink: CAVALIER ARABE SURPRIS PAR UN SERPENT

Acc. No.: 1996.46.62

Credit Line: The George A. Lucas Collection, purchased with funds from the State of Maryland, Laurence and Stella Bendann Fund, and contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporations throughout the Baltimore community

Photo credit: The Baltimore Museum of Art

© Artist : public domain


  • Paris, George Aloysius Lucas (1824-1909)
  • 1909, Baltimore, Henry Walters (1848-1931), by bequest
  • 1910, Baltimore, Maryland Institute, College of Art, by gift
  • 1996, BMA by purchase