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Antoine-Louis BARYE ( 1795 - 1875 )

THESEE COMBATTANT LE MINOTAURE (1843)

First version, refused at the Salon of 1843.
Bronze, rich brown patina
H : 45,2 cm, W : 25,8 cm, D : 16,5 cm
Lifetime cast signed "Barye", Barye studio; provenance : Artist studio... Georges Petit Gallery... UDB collection (Paris), Charles Janoray collection, former Princesse de Salm collection, UDB collection 211003 ;  "beautiful example"- very rare with this quality.
Circa : 1860

Antoine-Louis BARYE