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incised into model on top of base behind left rear leg of horse: BARYE


Bernard Black and Hugues-W. Nadeau, New York and Europe; (their sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc., New York, 3 December 1971, no. 51); purchased by (Lock Galleries, New York) for Mr. and Mrs. Paul Mellon, Upperville, Virginia;[1] gift 1980 to NGA.

Exhibition History
Nineteenth-Century Sculpture, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1974, unnumbered checklist.
Sculpture: An Illustrated Catalogue. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1994: 25, repro.
Butler, Ruth, and Suzanne Glover Lindsay, with Alison Luchs, Douglas Lewis, Cynthia J. Mills, and Jeffrey Weidman. European Sculpture of the Nineteenth Century. The Collections of the National Gallery of Art Systematic Catalogue. Washington, D.C., 2000: 27-30, color repro.
Poletti, Michel, and Alain Richarme. Barye: catalogue raisonné des sculptures. Paris, 2000: 62, under no. F1.