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Antoine-Louis Barye

1795 - 1875
Sculptor
Origin: France
Born: September 24, 1795, Paris, France
Died: June 25, 1875, Paris, France

Antoine Louis Barye was a French Romantic sculptor of the early 19th century whose sculptures of confrontations between wild animals secured his enduring reputation. Barye's artistic gifts and vision helped make the animal spirit an icon of the Romantic Movement. Referred to as the "Michelangelo of the menagerie," Barye influenced great French masters such as Auguste Rodin and Henri Matisse.

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Lion Crushing a Serpent
modeled 1832, this cast c. 1899, Bronze
Antoine-Louis Barye
France, 1795 - 1875
Panther Attacking a Stag
1857, Bronze
Antoine-Louis Barye
France, 1795 - 1875
Running Elephant of Senegal
c. 1874, Bronze
Antoine-Louis Barye
France, 1795 - 1875
Virginia Deer Reclining
1837, Bronze
Antoine-Louis Barye
France, 1795 - 1875