Antoine-Louis Barye was a French artist who was praised for his mastery of the animalier tradition. A prolific sculptor, Barye was admired chiefly for his small bronze statues of animals. His Tiger in the art collections at Syracuse University, is a rare surviving example of a plaster model for a bronze statue. It once belonged to the acclaimed American sculptors James Earle Fraser and Laura Gardin Fraser who gifted it to Syracuse University.
“Antoine-Louis Barye, the King of the Animalier” by Kathryn Flynn