Strolin Collection, Geneva (in 1854) ; Hôtel Drouot, Paris, March 22nd 2001, lot 58
Charles-Otto Zieseniss, Les Aquarelles de Barye, étude critique et catalogue raisonné, Paris, 1954, illustrated p. 69, n° C1
This work will be included in the forthcoming Catalogue raisonné des tableaux et aquarelles d'Antoine-Louis Barye, in preparation by Béatrice Tupinier-Barrillon, whom we would like to thank for the information she gave us.
Minor dots of matter are missing in the dark area by the rock, in the lower part, and in the upper right (visible on the photo). Very good condition. "In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."