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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
Persistent Link
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
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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