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A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF A JAGUAR ATTACKING A CROCODILE
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A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF A JAGUAR ATTACKING A CROCODILE

CAST BY BARBEDIENNE, AFTER ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (1795-1875), LATE 19TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH BRONZE GROUP OF A JAGUAR ATTACKING A CROCODILE
CAST BY BARBEDIENNE, AFTER ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (1795-1875), LATE 19TH CENTURY
The base signed BARYE and inscribed F. BARBEDIENNE, PARIS to the side, black ink numbers and stamped '43Z' under base
9¼in. (23.5cm.) wide
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Lot Essay

It is estimated that less than thirty casts were produced from 1862 until the end of Bayre's life. After 1876 this model was edited by the foundry firm of Barbedienne until the mid 1920s.
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