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Barye Panther and Kill
Superb bronze sculpture of a recumbant panther lying over its kill by the celebrated French animalier Antoine-Louis Barye.
A lifelike study with the panther at ease, one paw resting on the dead Muntjac deer lying in front of it..
Barye lived from 1796 until 1875 and this study dates from circa 1840.
Mounted on a rouge marble base measuring approximately 24 by 10.5 cm.
Illustrated on page 149 of the book ‘Animals in Bronze’ by Christoper Payne where its value in 1986 is quoted as being between £800 and £1200.