Although earlier examples can be found, interest in animalier art is said to have begun in early 19th century Paris with the works of Antoine-Louis Barye (1795–1875), Christophe Fratin (1801–1864), and Alexandre Guionnet.
Antiques: Cast around to discover some lasting collectables; Christopher Proudlove looks at the work of animal sculptors.(Features)
Feb 05, 2005; Byline: Christopher Proudlove IT all started during the Bronze Age, 1, 000 years BC. Since then, among other things, we've been...