After Antoine Louis Barye, French (1795-1875) A late 19th century bronze model of a tiger with an alligator Tigre Dévorant un Gavial Première version, probably cast by H. Brame
Lot 364
After Antoine Louis Barye, French (1795-1875) A late 19th century bronze model of a tiger with an alligator Tigre Dévorant un Gavial Première version, probably cast by H. Brame
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,400
Auction Details
Lot Details
After Antoine Louis Barye, French (1795-1875)
A late 19th century bronze model of a tiger with an alligator Tigre Dévorant un Gavial
Première version, probably cast by H. Brame
dark green patination, on a naturalistic base, signed BARYE, stamped HB C underneath, and with two old paper labels inscribed No 229 tigre gavial and 6, raised on an oval Verde Antico marble plinth, 51cm wide x 19.5cm high

Footnotes

  • The present bronze is stamped HB to the underside, possibly an indication that it was cast by H. Brame, who acquired the mould for this model in 1876 after the sculptor's death. Barye first created this model in 1845.
    Related Literature: M. Poletti & A. Richarme, Barye Catalogue Raisonne des Sculptures, Gallimard, Paris, page 205.
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