Antoine-Louis Barye

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Antoine-Louis Barye
1796-1875
Two Cape Lions
Point of brush and watercolor, gouache with touches of gum arabic, and some stumping, on paper.
11 3/8 x 17 15/16 inches (289 x 446 mm)
Bequest of Miss Alice Tully.
1996.66
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Signed in pen and brown ink, at middle right, "Barye".

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Acquired in 1833 by Ferdinand-Philippe, duc d'Orléans; by descent in the Orléans family; André Schoeller, Paris, ca. 1846; E. V. Thaw & Co., New York; Miss Alice Tully, New York.
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Orléans, Ferdinand-Philippe, duc d', 1810-1842, former owner.
Schoeller, André, former owner.
Tully, Alice, 1902-1993, former owner.

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