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Antoine-Louis Barye – Bronze Recumbent Panther
Antoine-Louis Barye (French Sculptor), 1796-1875)
Mid-19th century French Animalier bronze study of a recumbent panther. The surface of the bronze with excellent (dark patina with touches of verdigris) and a very fine hand chased surface detail. Foundry incised signature BARYE on a naturalistic base.
No restorations or replacements – original patina
Height: 3 ½” Width: 7 ½” Depth: 2 5/8″