Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Lion Devouring a Doe

Artist:
Antoine-Louis Barye (French, Paris 1796–1875 Paris)
Date:
modeled 1837, executed probably 1847–48
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze, brown patina
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 3/8 × 12 1/2 in. (13.7 × 31.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1940
Accession Number:
40.22.1
Not on view
Signature: Signed on base, in the cast: BARYE 1837

Marking: Cold stamped: BARYE 6
[ Knoedler and Co., New York ; sold to Ryan ] ; Clendenin J. Ryan , New York (until 1940; his sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 19–20, 1940, p. 23, no. 107; sold to MMA)
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