Bull on the Defensive

Artist:
Antoine-Louis Barye (French, Paris 1796–1875 Paris)
Date:
modeled ca. 1841
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze, brownish green patina; wood
Dimensions:
Overall (without base):6 3/4 × 11 in. (17.1 × 27.9 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Bequest of Jacob Ruppert, 1939
Accession Number:
39.65.56a, b
Not on view
Signature: Incised on base, near left foreleg: BARYE

Inscription: Underside, in white paint: McGuire

On sticker in pencil: 750
Frederick B. McGuire , Washington, D.C. (until 1917; sale, American Art Association, New York, February 26, 1917, no. 96; sold for $520 to Ruppert); Jacob Ruppert (1917–39; bequeathed to MMA)