Mark: the signature "Barye" appears underneath the shoulder of the relief profile
The name, "EMILE", proper right edge, side of back of head profile.
diameter: 38.1 cm (15 in.); depth: 5.8 cm (2 1/4 in.)
Bequest of Arthur Rubloff
Extended information about this artwork
Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes: A Catalogue Raisonne (Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors’ Club, 1974), pp. 46, 243, cat. R6.
Sotheby Parke Bernet, Inc., Antoine-Louis Barye Bronzes From the Collection of the Late Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge (October 29, 1975), lot 146.
Glenn F. Benge, Antoine-Louis Barye: Sculptor of Romantic Realism (University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1984), fig. 52.
Michel Poletti and Alain Richarme, Barye: Catalogue raisonné des sculptures (Paris: Gallimard, 2000), p. 450, cat. CS 121.
Arthur Rubloff (d. 1986), Chicago, by 1986; bequeathed to the Art Institute, 1988.
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