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Stag, Doe and Two Fawns

1820s Antoine-Louis Barye Born: Paris, France 1796 Died: Paris, France 1875 bronze/cast 7 x 4 x 10 3/4 in. (17.8 x 10.1 x 27.3 cm.) Smithsonian American Art Museum Bequest of Olin Dows 1983.90.207 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 3rd Floor, 16B


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Antoine-Louis Barye created many sculptures of deer, elk, antelope, and gazelle, and it is not always easy to recognize the different species. This piece was originally named Daime, Daine et Deux Faons, which identifies it as a family of fallow deer.

Keywords

Animal - deer

sculpture

metal - bronze

About Antoine-Louis Barye

Born: Paris, France 1796 Died: Paris, France 1875

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