Seated Lion

  • Antoine-Louis Barye, Seated Lion, ca. 1830s, cast bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Olin Dows, 1983.90.204

Execution Date

“This larval lion, a living spectre, had something fantastic and powerfully imposing about it.” Emmanuel Frémiet, 1846, quoted in Stuart Pivar, The Barye Bronzes, 1974

Title
Seated Lion
Artist
Date
ca. 1830s
On View
Dimensions
7 x 3 x 6 1/4 in. (17.8 x 7.6 x 15.9 cm.)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Bequest of Olin Dows

Mediums
Mediums Description
cast bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Animal – lion
Object Number
1983.90.204
Palette
Linked Open Data
Linked Open Data URI

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