Stalking Lion

Antoine-Louis Baryeca. 1830

The Walters Art Museum

The Walters Art Museum

Barye could have drawn this rough sketch of a lion from life at the Jardin des Plantes.

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  • Title: Stalking Lion
  • Creator: Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795 - 1875)
  • Date Created: ca. 1830
  • Subject Keywords: animal; lion; cat; feline
  • External Link: For more information about this and thousands of other works of art in the Walters Art Museum collection, please visit art.thewalters.org
  • Roles: Artist: Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795 - 1875)
  • Provenance: Mme Vildieu-Barye; Fabius Frères, Paris; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
  • Object Type: sketches; drawings; leaves
  • Medium: graphite on paper
  • Geography: Place of Origin: Paris
  • Exhibitions: Untamed: The Art of Antoine-Louis Barye. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa; The Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, Palm Beach. 2007-2008., The Essence of Line: French Drawings from Ingres to Degas. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham; Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma. 2005-2006.
  • Dimensions: H: 5 1/2 x W: 3 15/16 in. (14 x 10 cm)
  • Credit Line: Museum purchase, 1949
  • Classification: Painting & Drawing
  • Accession Number: 37.2123