Antoine Louis Barye
Artist Henry-Auguste-Jules Patey (French, 1855–1930)
Object Place: France
Diameter and weight: 69 mm (2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular medal of Antoine Louis Barye (1795-1875), French sculptor. Stamped on edge “BRONZE”.
Obverse: Bust of Barye looking three-quarters to proper right; inscribed at edge “·A·L·BARYE·SCULPTEUR·MEMBRE·DE·L’INSTITUT·1796-1875·” and at proper right “A·PATEY”.
Reverse: Lion sculpture by Barye (signed on base) and sculptor’s tools depicted in exergue; inscribed on base of lion sculpture “BARYE/1832” and at proper right “A·PATEY”.
Obverse: Inscribed at edge "·A·L·BARYE·SCULPTEUR·MEMBRE·DE·L'INSTITUT·1796-1875·" and at proper right "A·PATEY".
Reverse: Inscribed on base of lion sculpture "BARYE/1832" and at proper right "A·PATEY".
Stamped on edge "BRONZE".
Louisa W. Case (1862-1946) and Marian R. Case (1864-1944), Weston; 1920, gift of Misses Louisa W. and Marian R. Case to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 26, 1920)
Gift of the Misses Case