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Seated Lion

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Cast bronze figure of a seated lion with head facing forward, roughly modeled. Produced as a sketch for Seated Lion, 1847, now at the entrance to the Louvre. Black over green patination. modeled by 1847; cast by F. Barbedienne Fondeur after 1875-before 1918.


Inscribed on self-base: BARYE; F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR. On inset gold plate in raised letters: FB. Stamped on underside: _43 (first character letter illegible).

Credit Line

Bequest of Francene S. Burnett

French, 19th century, model by 1847; cast post 1875

Object Place

Paris, France


26.5 x 15.7 x 30.8 cm (10 7/16 x 6 3/16 x 12 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Metal; bronze