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Lion and Boar

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Inscription

Stamped, lower right: BARYE; Seal on reverse: VENTE BARYE

Provenance

With the artist at his death in 1875; February 7, 1876, sold by the estate of Antoine Louis Barye at Pillet, Paris [lot 2]. By 1889, James F. Sutton, New York, NY. By 1892, Richard Austin Robertson; April 7, 1892, sold by Richard Austin Robertson at Sutton, Kirby, New York [lot 54], and purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (d. 1926), Boston, MA; 1926 bequeathed (or given as a gift?) by William Sturgis Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 20, 1926)

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Dimensions

18.7 x 24.5 cm (7 3/8 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

26.774

Medium or Technique

Oil on canvas

Collections

Europe

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