London, South Kensington
16 September 2015
A FRENCH BRONZE MODEL OF 'THE ELEPHANT DU SENEGAL'
LATE 19TH CENTURY, AFTER ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (1795-1875)
Signed in the cast 'BARYE', foundry inscription 'F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR' and with an impressed number under base '7 / 589'
5 ¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high
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For a comparable model see M. Poletti & A. Richarme, Barye, Catalogue Raisonne des Sculptures, 2000, A119, pp. 251-3.
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