Tigre dévorant un gavial (Tiger Devouring a Gharial)

Antoine Louis Barye, French, 1796 - 1875

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about 1831

Bronze

Overall: 4 1/4 × 10 3/4 × 4 1/4 in. (10.8 × 27.3 × 10.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Phyllis and Bertram Geller 1937 Memorial Fund

S.964.54

Geography

Place Made: France, Europe

Period

19th century

Object Name

Sculpture

Research Area

Sculpture

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed and dated: Barye 183[-]

Exhibition History

Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12, 1980.

Curator's Choice: Dartmouth College Permanent Collection, Jaffe-Friede, Strauss and Barrows Galleries, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29, 1976-January 19, 1977.

Gifts of the Class of 1937, Beaumont-May Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 10-November 11, 1973.

Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 29, 1994-June 5, 1995.

Permanent Collection, Carpenter Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 28, 1977-July 9, 1978.

Provenance

Gallery St. Charles, Monte Carlo; sold to M. R. Schweitzer (dealer), New York, Aug. 31, 1963; sold to present collection, 1964.

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