Antoine Louis Barye / Theseus Combating the Centaur Bienor / c.1850Antoine Louis Barye
Theseus Combating the Centaur Bienor

View Larger Image

View Full Catalog Record Below

This image is one of over 108,000 from the AMICA Library (formerly The Art Museum Image Consortium Library- The AMICO Library™), a growing online collection of high-quality, digital art images from over 20 museums around the world. offers subscriptions to this collection, the finest art image database available on the internet. EVERY image has full curatorial text and can be studied in depth by zooming into the smallest details from within the Image Workspace.
Preview the AMICA Library™ Public Collection in Luna Browser Now

  • Cultures and time periods represented range from contemporary art, to ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian works.
  • Types of works include paintings, drawings, watercolors, sculptures, costumes, jewelry, furniture, prints, photographs, textiles, decorative art, books and manuscripts.

Gain access to this incredible resource through either a monthly or a yearly subscription and search the entire collection from your desktop, compare multiple images side by side and zoom into the minute details of the images. Visit for more information on the collection, click on the link below the revolving thumbnail to the right, or email us at .

Creator Name: Barye, Antoine-Louis
Creator Nationality: European; French
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: French; 1795-1875
Creator Name-CRT: Antoine Louis Barye
Title: Theseus Combating the Centaur Bienor
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1845
Creation End Date: 1855
Creation Date: c.1850
Creation Place: Europe,France
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: bronze
Dimensions: 50 x 39 1/2 x 15 in. (127 x 100.3 x 38.1 cm)
Inscriptions: Signed: BARYEMarked: F. BARBEDIENNE FONDEUR
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1985.769
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Gift of Arthur Rubloff
Subject Description: Statue of Theseus riding on while combating the Centaur Bienor.Centaur Bienor.
Context: Theseus was a great destroyer of monsters This legend is taken from the myths of Ovid's Metamorphoses.
AMICA ID: AIC_.1985.769
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 2000

AMICA PUBLIC RIGHTS: a) Access to the materials is granted for personal and non-commercial use. b) A full educational license for non-commercial use is available from Cartography Associates at c) Licensed users may continue their examination of additional materials provided by Cartography Associates, and d) commercial rights are available from the rights holder.

Home | Subscribe | Preview | Benefits | About | Help | Contact
Copyright © 2007 Cartography Associates.
All rights reserved.