Lion with gilded mane

Antoine Louis Barye, French, 1796 - 1875

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19th century

Bronze

Barbedienne Cast #23

Overall: 5 × 7 1/2 in. (12.7 × 19.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of M. R. Schweitzer for the Joel P. Benezet, Class of 1966, Memorial Collection

S.964.214

Geography/Culture

Europe, France

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Classification

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, under forepaw: Barye; stamped, underside into metal: 23 Z

Provenance

Besquet Kirchberger, Paris; sold to M. R. Schweitzer [Meyer (Mac) R. Schweitzer (1911-2006)], New York, September 4, 1964; given to present collection, 1964.

Old Number

BR.S.964.214

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