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Antoine-Louis Barye (1795 - 1875)

Lot 151: ANTOINE-LOUIS BARYE (FRENCH, 1795-1875)

Christie's

April 25, 2003
New York, NY, US

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Th‚s‚e combattant le Minotaure, seconde version (Theseus slaying the Minotaur, second version) signed BARYE, the underside with white paint number 2371 and in black paint W.M.C./82, on a rouge marble plinth bronze, dark-brown/red patina with touches of verdigris 17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high, excluding plinth LITERATURE Poletti & Richarme, 2000, no. F31 ( premiŠre version ), pp. 106-7, F32 ( seconde version ), p. 108 Benge, 1984, pp. 116-118 Saunier, 1925, pl. 8, for the plaster model retouched with wax Ballu, 1890, pp. 91-94 NOTES See note to previous lot.

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