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Identification and Creation

Object Number
Antoine Louis Barye, French (Paris, France 1796 - 1875 Paris, France)
Walking Wolf
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Loup Marchant / Growling Wolf Walking
Work Type
c. 1865
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Physical Descriptions

Bronze with green over brown patina
Cast, sand
24.3 x 38.3 x 10.5 cm (9 9/16 x 15 1/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: side of base, proper right side: BARYE


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

  • Catalogue des bronzes de Barye, Statuaire, Exposition Universelle 1855 La Grande Médaille d'Honneur, exh. cat., Quai des Celestins, 10 (Paris, France, 1855), vol.II, no. 192
  • 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. 192
  • 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. 611
  • Catalogue des bronzes de Barye (modèles), auct. cat., Hôtel Drouot (Paris, France, April 24, 1884), no. 32
  • Eugène Guillaume, Catalogue des Oeuvres de Barye, École Nationale des Beaux-Arts (Paris, France, 1889), nos. 341, 475
  • 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. 59, 179, 225
  • Charles de Kay, Life and Works of Barye the Sculptor, Barye Monument Association (New York, NY, 1889), no. 80
  • Illustrated Handbook of Paintings, Sculpture, and Other Art Objects, Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C, 1939), p. 119, no. 764
  • Antoine-Louis Barye, 1796-1875, exh. cat., Marion Koogler McNay Art Institute (San Antonio, TX, 1965), no. 47
  • Glenn Franklin Benge, "The Sculpture of Antoine-Louis Barye in American Collections" (Thesis, University of Iowa, 1969), University Microfilms, no. 108, p. 457; text pp. 318-320; FAM cast no. 108b
  • Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes, Antique Collector's Club Ltd. (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, 1974), no. A32
  • 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. 66, no. 26

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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