Antoine-Louis BARYE ( 1795 - 1875 )
TIGER DEVOURING A GAVIAL (original size) (1831)
Bronze with richly shaded brown patina.
H : 39 cm, L : 103 cm, D : 45 cm
Artist example signed "Barye", only example known by us in sand cast in the artist lifetime without both lifetime casts by Gononn (Musée du Louvre, 1832 and Musée de Dunkerque, 1834), beautiful example. Circa : 1865