Greyhound Retrieving a Hare


The Walters Art Museum
Baltimore, United States

  • Title: Greyhound Retrieving a Hare
  • Creator: Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795 - 1875)
  • Date Created: ca.1870
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  • Roles: Sculptor: Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795 - 1875)
  • Provenance: Purchased by William T. Walters, Baltimore, before 1886 (?) [1]; inherited by Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1894; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] George A. Lucas agenda for 30 March 1886 states that he had a version of "Levrette rapportant Lievre" cast by Montaignac from "WTWs [William T. Walters] and his models." This could imply that this bronze was in William T. Walters possession by 1886.
  • Object Type: statues
  • Medium: bronze, green varnish patina
  • Inscriptions: [Signature] BARYE; [Number] Marked inside base in white paint: W 70
  • Exhibitions: From Rye to Raphael: The Walters Story. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2014-2016., The Works of Antoine-Louis Barye. American Art Gallery (New York), New York. 1889-1890., Barye Sculpture and Drawings. American Federation of Arts, New York. 1959-1960.
  • Dimensions: H: 8 1/4 x W: 13 3/16 x D: 3 7/8 in. (21 x 33.53 x 9.8 cm)
  • Credit Line: Acquired by William T. Walters, before 1886 (?)
  • Classification: Sculpture
  • Accession Number: 27.1

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