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Ape Riding a Gnu

Artist
Antoine-Louis Barye, French, b. Paris, 1795–1875
Date
(c. 1845)
Type
Sculpture
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
9 1/8 X 10 3/4 X 4 IN. (23.1 X 27.3 X 10.0 CM.) INCL BASE H: 1 1/8 IN. (2.8 CM.); WT: 8 LB. (3.6 KG.)
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number
66.382
Provenance
Sotheby's London, 1964
Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York, 1964-17 May 1966
Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Exhibition History
HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "The Animal in Art: Selections from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," 17 November 1977-15 January 1978, p. 5, no. 5, ill.
OKLAHOMA MUSEUM OF ART. "Sculptures from the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden," 9 August-7 December 1984.
ARNOT ART MUSEUM, Elmira, New York. "Bronze Animaliers," 5 October-30 November 1985.
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
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