Thésée Combattant le Minotaure (Theseus Fighting the Minotaur)
Antoine-Louis Barye, French, 1796 - 1875
F. Barbédienne Foundry, Paris
model 1840; cast after 1876
Bronze with dark brown patina
Height: 23 5/8 in. (60 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968
Place Made: France, Europe
Not on view
Inscribed: BARYE; F. BARBEDIENNE, FONDEUR
Art for Dartmouth, Engles Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 31, 2019-February 16, 2020.
Emulating Antiquity: Nineteenth-century European Sculpture, Engles Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-February 16, 2020.
Sotheby's, 19th & 20th Century Sculpture, London, England, Sale L17230, lot 4, July 12, 2017; sold to Roger Arvid Anderson, San Francisco, California, 2017; lent to present collection, 2017.
M. Poletti and A. Richame, Barye: Catalogue raisonne des sculptures, Paris, 2000, p. 106, F31.
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