Recumbent Lion

French
19th century
Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1795–1875)


Object Place: France

Dimensions

7.8 x 18.3 x 9.3 cm (3 1/16 x 7 3/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1351

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze tiger on modeled rectangular plinth and red marble base. Head and forepaws straight, tail slightly curled. Sculpture is screwed into the base.

Inscription

Barye (in script letters) proper front middle. Founders mark in proper left front corner.

Provenance

Miss Aimee (b. 1893 - d. 1989) and Miss Rosamond Lamb (b. 1899 - d. 1989), Boston; 1958, gift of the Lambs to the MFA. (Accession date: December 11, 1958)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb