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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Antoine Louis Barye, French (Paris, France 1796 - 1875 Paris, France)
A Stag Braying
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Cerf Bramant / Stag Braying
Work Type
c. 1865
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Bronze, with green patina (over reddish brown in more rubbed areas)
Cast, sand
23.2 x 21.4 x 8.8 cm (9 1/8 x 8 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: top of base, rear proper right of animal: 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, p. 213

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. 213

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. 653

Catalogue des bronzes de Barye (modèles), auct. cat., Hôtel Drouot (Paris, France, April 24, 1884), no. 60

Eugène Guillaume, Catalogue des Oeuvres de Barye, École Nationale des Beaux-Arts (Paris, France, 1889), nos. 58, 132, 250

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), no. 70

Oeuvres de A.-L. Barye, auct. cat., Boulevard Poissonier, no. 30 (Paris, France, 1893), p. 5

La Donation Jacques Zoubaloff aux Musées de France, Editions Albert Morancé (Paris, France, 1920 - 1930), p. 16, no. 1597

Luc Benoist, La Sculpture Romantique, La Renaissance du Livre (Paris, France, 1928), p. 151

Gerard Hubert and Maurice Sérullaz, Barye: Sculptures, Peintures, Aquarelles des Collectons Publiques Françaises, exh. cat., Musée National du Louvre (Paris, France, 1956), no. 49, pl. IX

Gerard Hubert, "Barye...ce méconnu", Jardin des Arts (1957), no. 27, p. 154, repr.

Glenn Franklin Benge, "The Sculpture of Antoine-Louis Barye in American Collections" (Thesis, University of Iowa, 1969), University Microfilms, no. 85, p. 443; text pp. 308-310; FAM cast no. 85a, repr. fig. 36

Tableaux modernes: collection de bronzes par Barye appartenant à divers amateurs, auct. cat., Palais Galliera (Paris, France, March 16, 1972), no. 17

Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes, Antique Collector's Club Ltd. (Woodbridge, Suffolk, England, 1974), no. A118

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. 36, no. 12

Maria Rosa Figueiredo, A Escultura Francesa, Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian (Lisbon, Portugal, 1992), vol. I, listed under no. 29

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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