Thésée Combattant le Minotaure (Theseus Fighting the Minotaur)

Antoine Louis Barye, French, 1796 - 1875

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model 1840; cast after 1876

Bronze, dark brown patina

Height: 23 5/8 in. (60 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Collection of Roger Arvid Anderson, Class of 1968

EL.2017.64

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed: BARYE; F. BARBEDIENNE, FONDEUR

Exhibition History

Emulating Antiquity: Nineteenth-century European Sculpture, Engles Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-February 16, 2020.

Art for Dartmouth, Engles Family Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, August 31, 2019-February 16, 2020.

Provenance

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.

Catalogue Raisonne

M. Poletti and A. Richame, Barye: Catalogue raisonne des sculptures, Paris, 2000, p. 106, F31.

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