User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Recumbent Lion

Start collecting

Bronze tiger on modeled rectangular plinth and red marble base. Head and forepaws straight, tail slightly curled. Sculpture is screwed into the base.

Inscription

Barye (in script letters) proper front middle. Founders mark in proper left front corner.

Provenance

Miss Aimee (b. 1893 - d. 1989) and Miss Rosamond Lamb (b. 1899 - d. 1989), Boston; 1958, gift of the Lambs to the MFA. (Accession date: December 11, 1958)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

French, 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

7.8 x 18.3 x 9.3 cm (3 1/16 x 7 3/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.1351

Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Sculpture