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Standing Ass

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Cast bronze figure of a standing ass with head facing forward. Figure stands upon a rectangular base and looks slightly to his left. His ears are erect and his tail hangs limply between his legs.

Inscription

Inscribed on self base: BARYE: F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR. On inset gold plate in raised letters: FB; in ink on underside: 6689; incise underneath: 606(?)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

French (Paris), 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

21.6 x 23.4 x 6 cm (8 1/2 x 9 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

1993.157

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture