1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye
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1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye

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  • 1 Fine Small Cast Bronze Elephant Animal Statue After Emile Barye. 
  • In the style of similar to after Emile Barye. 
  • Emile-Louis Barye 24 September 1796 – 25 June 1875 was a French Sculptor most famous for his work as an animalier, a sculptor of animals. 
  • Born in Paris, Barye began his career as a goldsmith like many sculptors of the Romantic period. 
  • He first worked under his father, but around 1810 worked under the sculptor Guillaume-Mertin Biennais.
  • After studying under sculptor Francois-Joseph Bosio in 1816 and painter Baron Antoine-Jean Gros, he was in 1818 admitted to the Ecole des Beaux Arts. 
  • It was not until 1823, while working for Fauconnier, the goldsmith, that he discovered his true predilection from watching the animals in the Garden des Plantes. 
  • Making vigorous studies of them in pencil drawings comparable to those of Delacroix. 
  • Then modelling them in sculpture on a large or small scale. 
  • Origin unknown. 
  • It does have a foundry stamp though its indistinct. 
  • It is heavy under 3kg approximate unwrapped weight. 
  • Circa late 20th century 1990's, 20 years old approximate. 
  • Bought from out of a fine stately home in Shropshire. 
  • A fantastic gift this Christmas. 
  • Condition report.
  • Offered in fine used condition. 
  • Having some minor imperfections with being handmade. 
  • Some minor small noticeable scuffs, scratches, stains, wear & chip to marble base on 1 corner commensurate with usage & age.  
  • International shipping worldwide is available.
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  • Cash upon collection is welcome.   
 
Dimensions in inches & centimetres approx  
 
9.05" High (23cm) 
2.76" Width of base (7cm) 
7.28 Length (18.5cm)