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Antoine-Louis Barye: The Corcoran Collection

By: Robinson, Lilien F. and Edward J. Nygren

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, The Corcoran Gallery of Art: 1988

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 13967

ISBN: 0886750288

Condition: New


Antoine-Louis Barye (1796-1875) is considered to be a Romantic sculptor whose naturalistic portrayal of animals gives them the spirit, action, and freedom of the wild. The Corcoran Gallery of Art has a significant collection of Barye bronzes, most of which were acquired in the last part of the 19th century: William Wilson Corcoran, the founder of the Gallery, encouraged the acquisitions committee to purchase 120 Barye bronzes. The text has 85 black and white illust... View more info