On this page you will find french or foreign bronze, porcelain sculptures.
Pierre Jules MENE
Pierre Jules Mene was born
in Paris on March 25th 1810. He was one of the most succesfull
sculptor of his time. His father who was a metel turner learned
him hos to work metal. He spent like Barye time at " Jardin
des Plantes" sketching animals from which he would make his
He prefered horses but he modeled many sculptures of dogs. among them greyhounds on below pictures.
After his death in 1877 his son in law Auguste Cain continued to produce Mene sculptures till 1879. After Cain death foundry was closed and many models were sold to the Susse Frères foundry.
A catalogue has been published with the complete work of Mene.
Antoine Louis BARYE
Antoine Louis Barye was
born in Paris on september 24th 1796.
He was the son of a goldsmith and he worked as an apprentice to a metal engraver until he was drafted into the military in 1812.
Following the war he studied with the classical sculptor Bosio. Later he attented the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris. .
His work is almost exclusively studies of wild animals but he also produced groups of horses, dogs, ...
Barye had obsession of perfection and often refused to sell one of his bronze as he considered it was not perfect !!! Barye was then forced to sell his models, plasters, to pay his debts.
In 1848 he became Director of a plaster casting establishment at Musée du Louvre.
In 1854 he was master of zoological drawing in the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle where one of his pupils was Rodin.
Barye stopped to produce after 186. He was dead in 1875. His plasters and models were purchased by Ferdinand Barbedienne.
Barye is considered as one of the best animal sculptors.
Boon Heng PANG
You may enjoy visiting the Kaba Gallery with sculptures of Mr PANG. Click the link below
Paul Comolera was also
born in Paris. He was mainly known for his models of birds but he
also produced domestic animals and busts.
This sculpture is a portrait of the racing greyhound Monarch. It was commissioned by dog owners.
Zoltan KOVATS (1833-1952)
Art Deco Regule &
Woman with 2 greyhounds on marble and onyx
Art Deco with Ivory
Woman with greyhound on black marble
Young girl with her greyhound
Sculptures of Richard FATH (1900-1952)
Various Representations of the Greyhound
BAKARA'S CELINE ROMANE The "A" Litter The "D" Litter The "E" Litter The "I" Litter
The first "O" Litter BAKARA'S OANA BAKARA'S ORNELLA BAKARA'S OSANA
The second "O" Litter
BAKARA'S ODALRIC BAKARA'S ONESIME BAKARA'S OWEN
The "S" Litter
BAKARA'S SAMANTA-LEE BAKARA'S SCARLETT-LILY BAKARA'S SELENA-LUNA
The "U" Litter BAKARA'S URSULA-FREYA BAKARA'S UGOLIN BAKARA'S ULLA-MARIA
The "V" Litter BAKARA'S VANILLE
The "A" Litter 2005
Puppies aged 15 days old Puppies aged 6 weeks old Puppies aged 2 months and half old
BAKARA'S ASSIA BAKARA'S AMALIA BAKARA'S ALIX BAKARA'S ANAIS BAKARA'S ANAELLE BAKARA'S AUXANE
BAKARA'S ALEXANNE BAKARA'S AMANDINE
The "D" Litter 2008
Puppies aged 16 days old Puppies aged 6 weeks old Puppies aged 8 weeks old
BAKARA'S DJOVANY BAKARA'S DRAGANA BAKARA'S DAHOMEY BAKARA'S DIANE-LEE BAKARA'S DIXIE BAKARA'S DAPHNEE BAKARA'S DALILA BAKARA'S DANAELLE BAKARA'S DAYANA
The "J" Litter 2014
Puppies aged 3 weeks old Puppies aged 6 weeks old Puppies aged 7 weeks old
BAKARA'S JOANA BAKARA'S JODAH BAKARA'S JAFFA BAKARA'S JILDA
BAKARA'S JA'NEL BAKARA'S JANE BAKARA'S JERALD
The "L" Litter 2015
Puppies the day of birth Puppies aged 13 days old Puppies aged 25 days old
Puppies aged 32 days old Puppies aged 6 weeks old
Puppies aged 2 months old Puppies aged 2 months and half old
BAKARA'S LEONARD BAKARA'S LILY-ROSE BAKARA'S LUUNA BAKARA'S LISA-MADELINE
BAKARA'S LOCHLANN BAKARA'S LOHRAN BAKARA'S LOWEN BAKARA'S LEO-PAUL
BAKARA'S LUDMILA BAKARA'S LOUIS-PHILIPPE
SOBERS LIMERICK FIONN CLANN ZOE LANE
XILONE BLACK JACK HICKORY'S NAUTICUS
THE FUTURE BAKARA'S HOMEPAGE GREYHOUND AND ART OTHERS SITES