Bear Overpowering a Deer, between 1830 and 1838

  • Antoine Louis Barye, French, 1796-1875

Terracotta

  • Overall: 8 3/4 × 12 1/2 × 6 inches (22.2 × 31.8 × 15.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund

76.90

On View

  • Era of Revolution S331

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Terracotta
  • Earthenware
  • Sculpture
  • France
  • Bear
  • Deer

Marquis de Biron

Comte de Loriol

February 7-12, 1876, Barye Sale (Paris, France) #577. (Heim Gallery, London, England)

1976-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Benge, Glenn F. "A Barye Bronze and Three Related Terra Cottas." Bulletin of the DIA 56, no. 4 (1978): pp. 231-242 (fig. 8). [as Stag Overthrown by a Bear]

Antoine Louis Barye, Bear Overpowering a Deer, between 1830 and 1838, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Robert H. Tannahill Foundation Fund, 76.90.