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Eagle with a Dead Heron

Artist:
Antoine-Louis Barye (French, Paris 1796–1875 Paris)
Date:
19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Bronze, brown patina; wood
Dimensions:
Height (without base): 12 1/8 in. (30.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture-Bronze
Credit Line:
Bequest of Jacob Ruppert, 1939
Accession Number:
39.65.60a, b
Not on view
Signature: Incised on left side of base: A.L. BARYE

Inscription: Underside in silver paint, script. N° 5258

Paper label in black ink: 4601
Jacob Ruppert (until 1939; bequeathed to MMA)
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