barye


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

barye

[′ba·rē]
(mechanics)
The pressure unit of the centimeter-gram-second system of physical units; equal to 1 dyne per square centimeter (0.001 millibar). Also known as microbar.

barye

The pressure unit of the centimeter-gram-second (CGS) system of physical units. It is equal to 1 dyn/cm2 (0.001 mb), or 10−6 bar. Sometimes called a microbar. See also bar.
References in periodicals archive ?
Richard Hughes, who retired as a jockey earlier this year, harbours hopes of a victory with Barye, which can claim the Coral Handicap at Lingfield
Following directly upon their attentive description of Un Jaguar devorant un lievre, the brothers make broad claims regarding Barye's historical significance.
If the Goncourts were unfamiliar with ancient animal sculpture, they were, conversely very familiar with contemporary oil painting, to which they next compare Barye's work.
Even those who championed Barye early in his career did so in a way that accepted the special status of animal sculpture.
In a review of the sculpture section of the Salon of 1850-51 published in L'Artiste, the critic Pierre Malatourne voiced a generally held belief when, after praising the animal sculpture in the exhibition, including Barye's Un Jaguar devorant un lievre, which he describes as "d'une vie et d'une science anatomique que M.
Such assumptions were brought to bear on Barye's art by the critic Gustave Planche, who sought to rescue Barye from his own animal subjects in a long essay published on July 1, 1851 in the Revue des Deux Mondes.
Les dissections encore plus nombreuses d'animaux sont pratiquees au Museum ou Barye et Delacroix se precipitent des que meurt un fauve (voir Loffredo) comme ce desormais fameux "lion de l'admiral de Rigny" mort le 19 juin 1829.
On sait que Canova possedait un moulage de cheval dans son atelier, Jean-Baptiste Giraud montrait des moulages de membres humains disseques qui furent dessines par Emeric-David lui-meme (Shedd, "Un dialogue" 347), Barye avait accumule de nombreux moulages d'animaux, quelques-uns subsistent dans la section d'anatomie de l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts (LeRoy-Jay Lemaistre, La Griffe et la dent 67-70 et nos 118-28).
La Griffe et la dent: Antoine Louis Barye (1795-1875), sculpteur animalier.
"Des recherches communes de Barye et Delacroix au Laboratoire d'anatomie du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle." Bulletin de la Societe d'Histoire de l'art francais 1984.
Fratin et Fauginet ont pris soin de placer a cote du lion admirable [...] (Lion au serpent en bronze de Barye, Salon de 1836, no 1864) plusieurs ebauches monstrueuses qui n'appartiennent nullement au monde animal."
Given the issue of authenticity (as recently as 2002, the French dealer Guy Hain was convicted of casting thousands of unauthorised works by 98 different sculptors, including Rodin, Barye, Carpeaux and Mane, using the foundry stamp of Alexis Rudier to make them seem older), it is not surprising that provenance is critical.