Antoine-Louis Barye

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Birthday
24, 1796
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 25, 1875 (78)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
24, 1796
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 25, 1875 (78)

About

French sculptor most famous for his work as a sculptor of animals. He created Theseus and the Minotaur in 1843.

Before Fame

He worked as a goldsmith before becoming a sculptor.

Trivia

He wanted to be known as a sculptor of large statues, rather than small bronze ones.

Family Life

His parents were Pierre and Marguerite Barye.

Associated With

He and Louise Bourgeois are both sculptors from France.