Antoine-Louis Barye. Gilt bronze Elephant from Senegal

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Antoine-Louis BARYE (1795-1875)

Eléphant du Sénégal (Elephant from Senegal)

Bronze with gilt patina. Signed on embankment. F. Barbedienne foundry.
Atop speckled red marble counter-plinth

Height of bronze: 7,1 cm (2-3/4 in.) - Length of bronze: 9,4 cm (3-3/4 in.)
Total height: 9 cm (3-1/2 in.) - Total length: 11 cm (4-1/3 in.)

Bibliography :
- Michel Poletti & Alain Richarme, Antoine-Louis Barye, Catalogue raisonné des sculptures, Paris, Gallimard, 2000. Ref. under n° A 119, page 251 plate 237

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2013120235