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Lion About to Strike a Serpent (Lion la patte levée sur un serpent or Esquisse du lion des Tuileries)

Antoine-Louis Barye
(French, Paris 1796–1875 Paris )

Date: modeled in 1832; executed after 1848
Culture: French
Medium: Bronze, brown patina; marble
Dimensions: H. w/out base 5-1/8 in. (13 cm.)
Classification: Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line: Bequest of Jacob Ruppert, 1939
Accession Number: 39.65.57a, b

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