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Deer Brought Down by Three Algerian

19th century

Antoine Louis Barye, French, 1795–1875


Dimensions

27.94 x 13.33 x 36.83 cm (11 x 5 1/4 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1992.315

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

The stag stands on three feet with its mouth open. One hound has climbed uponthe stag's back and bites his ear. Another hound, lying on its proper right side, bites the front proper left leg of the stag. A third hound, whose body is partially obscurred beneath that of the stag, bites the proper front right leg of the stag. All three hounds wear collars with buckles and have long, curled tails. There is one crack in the proper right anteler of the stag. The sculpture is bolted and sautered to the base.

Inscription

Signed before casting: BARYE; located in front proper left

Credit Line

Gift of John Howard