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Barye, Antoine-Louis (1796 - 1875), sculptor, painter, printmaker

Glenn F. Benge

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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French sculptor, painter and printmaker. Barye was a realist who dared to present romantically humanized animals as the protagonists of his sculpture. Although he was a successful monumental sculptor, he also created a considerable body of small-scale works and often made multiple casts of his small bronze designs, marketing them for a middle-class public through a partnership, Barye & Cie. His interest in animal subjects is also reflected in his many watercolours. He

Keywords: Training and early work, to c 1830; Mature work, c 1830 and after

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Subjects: Art

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