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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Antoine Louis Barye, French (Paris, France 1796 - 1875 Paris, France)
Stag with Leg Raised
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Cerf, la Jambe Levée / Prancing Stag
Work Type
c. 1830-c. 1840
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Physical Descriptions

Bronze, with black patina with green highlights
Cast, sand
19.3 x 16.7 x 7.5 cm (7 5/8 x 6 9/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: top of base, proper left of animal: BARYE
  • inscription:


Recorded Ownership History
Henry Dexter Sharpe, Providence, RI, Gift to Fogg Art Museum, 1956. (Gift of Mrs. Henry D. Sharpe)

Acquisition and Rights

Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Henry Dexter Sharpe Collection
Accession Year
Object Number
European and American Art

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Publication History

  • Bronzes de Barye en vente dans ses magasins, auct. cat., Rue Saint-Anastase, 10 (Paris, France, n.d.), no. 21
  • Catalogue des bronzes de Barye, auct. cat., 12, Rue Chaptal (Chaussé d'Antin) (Paris, France, n.d.), no. 21
  • Catalogue des bronzes de Barye, auct. cat., Rue de Boulogne, no. 6, Chausée d'Antin (Paris, France, 1847 - 1848), no. 21
  • Catalogue des bronzes de Barye, Statuaire, Exposition Universelle 1855 La Grande Médaille d'Honneur, exh. cat., Quai des Celestins, 10 (Paris, France, 1855), no. 90
  • Catalogue des bronzes de A.L. Barye, Statuaire, Exposition Universelle de 1865 La Grande Médaille d'Honneur, exh. cat., Quai des Celestins, 4 (Paris, France, 1865), no. 113
  • Catalogue des oeuvres de feu Barye. Bronzes, aquarelles-tableaux, cires terres cuites, marbres, plâtres, auct. cat., Hôtel Drouot (Paris, France, February 7 1876 - February 12 1876), no. 640
  • Charles de Kay, Barye: Life and Works of Antoine Louis Barye, sculptor, Barye Monument Association (New York, NY, 1889), p. 65
  • Eugène Guillaume, Catalogue des Oeuvres de Barye, École Nationale des Beaux-Arts (Paris, France, 1889), nos. 57, 226, 282, 394
  • Catalogue of the Works of Antoine-Louis Barye exhibited at the American Art Galleries . . ., exh. cat., J. J. Little and Co. (New York, NY, 1889), nos. 67, 432
  • Oeuvres de A.-L. Barye, auct. cat., Boulevard Poissonier, no. 30 (Paris, France, 1893), p. 5
  • Exhibition of Paintings, Bronzes and Porcelains from the George A. Lucas Collection, exh. cat., Maryland Institute (Baltimore, MD, 1911), no. 499
  • Glenn Franklin Benge, "The Sculpture of Antoine-Louis Barye in American Collections" (Thesis, University of Iowa, 1969), University Microfilms, no. 89, p. 446; text pp. 349-351; FAM cast no. 89d
  • Bronzes by Antoine-Louis Barye: the Bernard Black-Hugues Nadeau Collection, auct. cat., Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc. (New York, NY, December 3, 1971), no. 13, repr.
  • Exhibition of Sculpture, Antoine Louis Barye, 1796-1875, exh. cat., Educational Testing Service (London, England, 1972), no. 43
  • Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes, Antique Collector's Club Ltd. (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, 1974), no. A108
  • Jeanne L. Wasserman and Arthur Beale, Sculpture by Antoine-Louis Barye in the Collection of the Fogg Art Museum, Fogg Art Museum (Cambridge, MA, 1982), p. 32, no. 10
  • Glenn Franklin Benge, Antoine-Louis Barye: Sculptor of Romantic Realism, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA and London, England, 1984), p. 91

Exhibition History

  • A Bronze Menagerie and Other Works by Antoine-Louis Barye from the Fogg Museum's Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, 09/25/1981 - 12/27/1981

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