14 - 15 April 2011
PROPERTY FROM THE FISHER MUSEUM OF ART, UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND (LOTS 231-234)
A FRENCH PATINATED BRONZE STUDY ENTITLED 'LION QUI MARCHE'
CAST FROM A MODEL BY ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE, THIRD QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
Signed BARYE, the underside inscribed NY1056 in red crayon
9 in. (22.9 cm.) high, 16 3/8 in. (41.6 cm.) wide
Bequest of Willis H. Booth and Chancie Ferris Booth, 1958.
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