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Tiger Devouring a Gavial

French
model created 1831; cast around 1840
Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1795–1875)


Object Place: Europe, France

Dimensions

Overall: 21 x 50.8 x 20.3 cm (8 1/4 x 20 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

1992.314

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze with green black patination. Signed before casting: BAYRE.

Inscription

Signed before casting: BARYE

Provenance

By 1963, John K. Howard; 1970, by inheritance to his son John E. Howard, Maine; 1992, gift of John Howard to the MFA. (June 24, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of John Howard