“The musical clown and his poodle”, Alfred Barye

(Paris 1839 - 1895)


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Amusing bronze depicting a clown playing the violon while his poodle is standing on his two back feet. Nice patina. Signed on the base.

Size: H 50 cm – base 20 cm x 16 cm

Lit: Louis Alfred Barye , known as Barye “fils” was born in Paris in 1839. He was a renowned French sculptor. Alfred Barye was a pupil of his father, the famous animal sculptor Antoine-Louis Barye. He stepped in the footprints of his father but also did some circus and orientalist subjects. He exhibited at the Salon from 1864 to 1882. He died in Paris in 1895 .

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