Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1795–1875)
Object Place: Europe, France
13.7 x 4.8 x 6.3 cm (5 3/8 x 1 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Stork modeled in wax, fastened with an iron rod to rough wood block(pine?). Artist’s surname on metal plaque at front of wood block.
Given by the artist to Cyrus Edwin Dallin (b. 1861 - d. 1944), Boston and Arlington, MA [see note 1]. By 1961, Castano Galleries, Boston; 1961, sold by Castano Galleries to the MFA for $100. (Accession date: December 13, 1961)
 According to a letter (dated December 13, 1961) in the curatorial object file written by Hanns Swarzenski, which recommends the pieces accession, the sculpture was given as a gift by Barye to Dallin.
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund