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A FRENCH BRONZE ENTITLED 'TAUREAU ATTAQUÉ PAR UN TIGRE'
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A FRENCH BRONZE ENTITLED 'TAUREAU ATTAQUÉ PAR UN TIGRE'

AFTER ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (1795-1875), EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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A FRENCH BRONZE ENTITLED 'TAUREAU ATTAQUÉ PAR UN TIGRE'
AFTER ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (1795-1875), EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The rearing bull attacked from underneath by a tiger, inscribed BARYE and F.BARDENIENNE FONDEUR PARIS to the naturalistic base
8¼in. (21cm.) high
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Poletti & Richarme, Barye, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, 2000 estimate the total number of casts of this model during Barye's lifetime to be less than thirty. After his death, the model was edited repeatedly by Barbedienne up until as late as 1925.

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