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The Broncho Buste...
Remington, Frederic | Sculpt...
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7.60 | 1909 | H: 31.5 in, L: 20 in, width: 19 in, base depth: 1.625 in, Base Width: 13.75 in, Base Length: 18.375 in, weight: 0 lbs | The Broncho Buster (large) | Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney Trust Fund | Remington's sculpture representing a human struggle to control nature has become a classic symbol of the American West. The artist identified the subject as a cowboy "breaking a wild horse" in his copyright application for the first version of this sculpture. His twenty-three inch high bronze was so successful that the artist reworked the concept and modeled this larger version at the end of his life. | Right top of Base: Copyright BY/ Frederic Remington, Rear left side of Base: ROMAN BRONZE WORKS / N- Y-, Underneath Base N- 10 (inscribed) 644 | Has been called "recast" in the past. Existing crate: 38 1/4 x 24 1/2, 176# | 7.60.JPG | horse | Cowboy | Sculpture | bronze | Remington, Frederic

The Wild, Spectac...
Wyeth, N.C. | Painting | oil...
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44.83 | 1904-1905 | H: 38.125 in, width: 26 in, Frame height: 46.25 in, Frame width: 34.125 in | The Wild, Spectacular Race for Dinner | Gift of John M. Schiff | In 1904, N.C. Wyeth made his first trip out West, even though as a young art student he had already obtained several commissions for Western illustrations. He worked for three weeks on a cattle roundup in Colorado which provide the inspiration for a series of paintings about cowboys. | LRC: N.C. Wyeth/Cottonwood Camp/1904 | Catalog rasionne: N.C. Wyeth: Catlaog Raisonne of Paintings, Volume one, Christine B. Podmaniczky, Scala Publishers Limited, London 2008, page 135 | 44.83.jpg | 44.83.web.jpg | 44.83.jpg | 44.83.JPG | 44.83.jpg | Animal | Group | Cowboy | Painting | oil on canvas | Wyeth, N.C.

"Bucking"
Wyeth, N.C. | Painting | oil...
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2.77 | 1904-1905 | H: 38 in, width: 26.125 in, Frame height: 46.125 in, Frame width: 34 in | "Bucking" | Gift of John M. Schiff | N.C. Wyeth headed a family of three generations of artists. He was the father of Henriette and Andrew Wyeth and grandfather of James Wyeth. Henriette married one of her father's pupils, artist Peter Hurd. | LL: N. C. Wyeth/Jim's Canyon Colo./-1904- | Catalog rasionne: N.C. Wyeth: Catlaog Raisonne of Paintings, Volume one, Christine B. Podmaniczky, Scala Publishers Limited, London 2008, pages 136-137 | 2.77.JPG | 2.77.jpg | 2.77.jpg | Animal | Landscape | Cowboy | Painting | oil on canvas | N.C. Wyeth (1882-1945) Bucking (Jim’s Canyon Colo.) 1904-1905, oil on canvas Gift of John M. Schiff N.C. Wyeth headed a family of three generations of artists. He was the father of Henriette and Andrew Wyeth and grandfather of James Wyeth. Henriette married one of her father’s pupils, artist Peter Hurd. 2.77 | N. C. Wyeth made his first trip out West in 1904, even though he had already obtained several commissions for Western illustrations as a young art student. He worked for three weeks on a cattle roundup in Colorado, which provided the inspiration for a series of swashbuckling paintings about cowboys and life on the trail. Wyeth used these images to accompany “A Day at the Roundup,” a story he wrote for Scribner’s Magazine. | Wyeth, N.C.

The Conquest of t...
Bacon, Irving R. | Painting ...
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14.64 | 1908 | H: 47.25 in, width: 118.5 in, Frame height: 59.625 in, Frame width: 130.75 in | The Conquest of the Prairie | Bequest in memory of the Houx and Newell families | This painting portrays William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody as the guide bringing modern life to the West. In the distance gleams the future--an industrialized city. Cody purchased this painting from the artist and displayed it in the Irma Hotel where it hung until it was donated to the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. | LLC: Copyrighted 1908/Irving R. Bacon | LRC: Irving R. Bacon/Munich 1908 | 14.64.jpg | 14.64 URC detail of frame.jpg | 14.64.JPG | 14.64.jpg | 14.64.jpg | 14.64.web.jpg | Landscape | Indian | Cowboy | Group | Animal | Cody, William F. | transportation | Painting | oil on canvas | Irving R. Bacon portrays William F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody as a guide bringing modern life to the West. A group of mounted warriors, whose way of life will soon be displaced, observes Cody’s approach, while an industrial city gleams on the horizon. Cody purchased this painting from the artist and displayed it in his Irma Hotel in Cody, Wyoming, where it hung until it was donated to the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. | Bacon, Irving R.

1.69.6011
Schopper | toy | television ...
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1.69.6011 | H: 3.875 in, width: 4.25 in, depth: 3.5 in | Anonymous | bottom rear left corner: [trademark symbol - swan in a circle] SCHOPPER/MADE IN WESTERN GERMANY; front of television: color television | 1.69.6011.jpg | Lassos | Cowboy | horse | mountain | toy | television | tin | Schopper

Coming Through th...
Remington, Frederic | Sculpt...
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5.66 | 1907 | H: 27.5 in, Base Length: 28 in, Base Width: 19 in, overall length: 27.25 in, overall width: 31 in, overall height: 29 in | Coming Through the Rye | Gift of Barbara S. Leggett | Remington studied the movement of horses, using the photographs of Eadweard Muybridge, and incorporated his knowledge into this representation of cowboys coming to town for a raucous celebration. This sculpture challenged Remington because he wanted to raise as many of the horses' hooves off the ground as possible, while adequately supporting the sculpture. | Lower Right of Base: Copyrighted by Frederic Remington Lower Left of Base: Roman Bronze Works N.Y. Front Center Base - Gold Plaque: Presented to/Edmund Converse/by the directors of the/Liberty National Bank/New York 1907 [lower left of base in back;] 7 | 5.66.jpg | 5.66.JPG | 5.66.jpg | 5.66.web.jpg | Group | Animal | Cowboy | Sculpture | bronze | Frederic Remington (1861-1909) Coming Through the Rye modeled 1902, cast 1907, bronze cast number 7 Roman Bronze works, N.Y. Gift of Barbara S. Leggett 5.66 Remington creates energy, motion, and excitement in this sculpture. The rowdy cowboys barrel through town. The horses seem to defy gravity and run in midair. Remington pushes the limits of sculpture, lifting as many of the horses’ hooves off the ground as possible, while still supporting the weight. | Remington, Frederic

Bronco Buster
Russell, Charles M. | Painti...
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58.72 | 1915 | sight height: 11 in, sight width: 16.625 in, Frame height: 20.75 in, Frame width: 26.5 in, mat width: 21.875 in, mat height: 16.25 in, frame depth: 1.75 in | Bronco Buster | Gift of William E. Weiss | Semi-broken horses or "broncs," required considerable "unlimbering" by their riders. The bronco buster-a person who breaks wild horses-had the daunting task of mastering the full repertoire of tricks the horse was capable of inflicting. The theme of subjugation flourished in late 19th and early 20th century Western American art, and works that captured the taming of wild horses often served as a metaphor for the taming of the West itself. | LL: C M Russell/(skull)/1915/c. | Restrictions: May not be sold or traded under any circumstances. | 58.72.JPG | 58.72.jpg | 58.72.jpg | 58.72.web.jpg | Animal | Cowboy | Landscape | Painting | watercolor on paper | Russell, Charles M.

Western Man with ...
Roll-preissler, Audrey | Scu...
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2.89 | 1984-1985 | H: 88.75 in, L: 48.5 in, width: 48.5 in | Western Man with Beer and Dog | Gift of Mrs. Henry Oliver, Jr. | Western art, especially from the time of Charles M. Russell, has a strong tradition of including humor. Roll-preissler takes a contemporary tone in mocking the commercialization associated with the modern cowboy image. Using caricature in her painting style, she emphasizes the idea of superficiality with the cut-our sculpture (a two-dimensional figure lacks depth). | A. roll-preissler, Front left: A. roll-preissler | Acoustiguide. Provenance: Conversation with artist on materials. Plywood - 5/8 AB plywood, primed with latex primer, latex extender, spackle, latex paint, empty Marlboro box, corduroy - 60% polyester, 40% cotton. Wood collected North of Lander, Wyoming (not treated), jeans - 100% cotton, Skoal can, Base - plywood, Coors beer can, steel braces. Two cowboys who worked for her husband posed for it, but she used her husband's face for the figure | 2.89.JPG | Animal | Cowboy | Sculpture | mixed media on wood | Audrey Roll-preissler (b. 1932) Western Man with Beer and Dog 1984-1985, mixed media Gift of Mrs. Henry Oliver, Jr. This life-like modernistic presentation is like a magazine ad jumping out of the page. -George, Buffalo Bill Center of the West docent 2.89 | Audrey Roll-preissler (b. 1932) Western Man with Beer and Dog 1984-1985, mixed media Gift of Mrs. Henry Oliver, Jr. I believe this piece has a somewhat comical side to what is usually depicted as the serious more stern side to the cowboy life. It shows a dog that a cowboy wouldn’t generally have. I also like the beer can and cigarettes. I think it gives the piece more character. -Greybull High School art class student 2.89 | Audrey Roll-preissler (b. 1932) Western Man with Beer and Dog 1984-1985, mixed media Gift of Mrs. Henry Oliver, Jr. Western art has a tradition of including humor. In this sculpture, Roll-preissler mocks the modern cowboy image used in advertising. To emphasize her point, the artist reduced the cowboy to a shallow, two-dimensional caricature. 2.89 | Roll-preissler, Audrey

Untitled
Koerner, W.H.D. | Drawing | ...
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14.02.2 | H: 9.875 in, width: 8 in | Untitled | top center image face: THE SATURDAY / EVE POST | Found in the McCracken Research Library general correspondence file for Mrs. Henry Coe, Chairperson of the Buffalo Bill Memorial Association, late 1980'-early 1990's. | 14.02.2v1.jpg | 14.02.2v2.jpg | Cowboy | horse | Drawing | crayon | paper | pencil | Koerner, W.H.D.

Untitled
Koerner, W.H.D. | Drawing | ...
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14.02.1 | H: 10.125 in, width: 7.75 in | Untitled | center image face: WHDK | Found in the McCracken Research Library general correspondence file for Mrs. Henry Coe, Chairperson of the Buffalo Bill Memorial Association, late 1980'-early 1990's. | center image face: WHDK | 14.02.1v5.jpg | 14.02.1v6.jpg | 14.02.1v1.jpg | 14.02.1v2.jpg | 14.02.1v3.jpg | 14.02.1v4.jpg | Cowboy | horse | Drawing | paper | pencil | Koerner, W.H.D.

NA.202.615
Salish | Montana | vest | le...
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NA.202.615 | 1930 | L: 24.125 in, width: 19 in | Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Man's -- Leather with cloth lining. Front beaded with a cowboy on a bucking horse and a steer head on each side. Multi-colored with mostly cut beads, also sequins. Back decorated with beaded floral design and a cowboy on a bucking horse. Multi-colored using mostly cut beads, also sequins. | NA.202.615.JPG | na.202.615v1.jpg | na.202.615v2.jpg | Cowboy | bucking horse | floral | steer | vest | leather | lining | multi-colored | sequins | Beads | cloth | mostly cuts | Salish | Montana

1.69.93
poster | wedge shaped | repr...
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1.69.93 | c. 1910 | sight height: 17.25 in, sight width: 10.5 in, Frame height: 22.5 in, Frame width: 16 in | Gift of Richard I. Frost | Printed at top: BUFFALO BILL'S/WILD WEST | Color reproduction of Buffalo Bill poster, wedge shaped, red background with Buffalo Bill on white horse surrounded by cowboy, chief, vaquero, Indian woman, trick rider. | 1.69.93.JPG | Cowboy | vaquero | Buffalo Bill | horse | chief | White | poster | wedge shaped | reproduction | color

Prospecting for C...
Remington, Frederic | Painti...
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85.60 | 1889 | H: 29.25 in, width: 50.25 in, Frame height: 39 in, Frame width: 59.875 in, frame depth: 3.75 in | Prospecting for Cattle Range | Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney | Especially in his early career as a painter, Remington took a number of opportunities to paint portraits of westerners at work. In 1889, Remington accepted a commission from Milton E. Milner to show him and an associate, Judge Kennon, out searching for new cattle range in Montana Territory. The commission provided a welcome opportunity for Remington to provide some pictorial insights into the cattle business, to paint horses and cowboys at work and to produce a double portrait all in the same picture. | LR: Frederic Remington/'89 | 85.60.jpg | 85.60.web.jpg | 85.60.jpg | 85.60.jpg | 85.60.JPG | 85.60.jpg | Cowboy | Milner, Milton E.,Kennon, Judge | Group | Animal | Landscape | Other | Portrait | Figure | Painting | oil on canvas | Frederic Remington (1861-1909) Prospecting for Cattle Range 1889, oil on canvas Gift of Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Remington rarely painted portraits, but this painting was an exception. He accepted a commission from Milton E. Milner to paint Montana cattle ranchers. The commission provided a welcome opportunity for Remington to portray the cattle business, to show horses and cowboys at work, and to produce a double portrait all in one picture. 85.60 | Early in his career, Frederic Remington took advantage of a number of opportunities to paint portraits of Westerners at work. In 1889, the artist accepted a commission from Milton E. Milner to depict him and an associate, Judge Kennon, out searching for new cattle range in Montana Territory. The commission provided a welcome opportunity for Remington to provide a pictorial insight into the cattle business, to paint horses and cowboys at work, and to produce a double portrait all in the same picture. | Remington, Frederic

Cowboy Jack
Wyoming Foundry Studios, Inc...
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5.85 | c. 1979 | H: 11.625 in, width: 11.625 in, depth: .625 in, Frame height: 12.25 in, Frame width: 12.25 in | Cowboy Jack | Given in the name of The Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario | Lower Left Corner: c(with a circle around it) H Jackson 1979/(thumbprint)CJ10/(foundry chop) WFS/Italia, Back - WFS 1984/ FB GF MG AD/WWOWE; Back of frame in pencil - 10 | Credit line: Anonymous. Source: Wishes to be anonymous - SEB | 5.85.JPG | 5.85.jpg | Cowboy | Sculpture | bronze on wood | Wyoming Foundry Studios, Inc. | Jackson, Harry

Sitting Pretty, N...
Borein, Edward | Print | Etc...
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68.85 | H: 7 in, width: 5 in, Frame height: 14.969 in, Frame width: 13 in | Sitting Pretty, No. 2 | Gift of William D. Weiss, | LL (in pencil): Edward Borein -15- | Restrictions: May not be sold for a period of 5 years without prior approval from donor, Provenance: G 66 | 68.85.jpg | Cowboy | Print | Etching on paper | Borein, Edward

Corriente Gathering
Seabeck, Robert | Painting |...
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8.08 | 2008 | sight height: 12.25 in, sight width: 48.125 in, Frame height: 19.75 in, Frame width: 55.625 in, frame depth: 1.75 in | Corriente Gathering | William E. Weiss Purchase Award - 2008 Buffalo Bill Art Show | lower right of center: R. Seabeck | lower right of center: R. Seabeck | 8.08.jpg | Cowboy | longhorn | cattle | horse | Painting | oil on canvas | Robert Seabeck (b.1945) Corriente Gathering 2008, oil on canvas William E. Weiss Purchase Award–2008 Buffalo Bill Art Show Seabeck, a Wyoming artist, is familiar with the western lifestyle. For example, a cattle drive is not just an event of the Old West, but is current practice for living ranchers. The subject in art has long endured—as shown by the paintings here. 8.08 | Seabeck, Robert

Friends (Cowboys ...
Russell, Charles M. | Drawin...
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68.60 | sight height: 6.625 in, sight width: 9.375 in, mat height: 12.375 in, mat width: 15.125 in, Frame height: 16 in, Frame width: 18.75 in | Friends (Cowboys and Indians meeting) | Gift of William E. Weiss | LLC: (skull)/ C M R | Restrictions: May not be sold or traded under any circumstances | 68.60.jpg | 68.60.JPG | Cowboy | Animal | Group | Indian | Drawing | pen and ink on paper | Russell, Charles M.

Code of the West
Mignery, Herb | Sculpture | ...
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9.01 | 1998 | H: 140 in, width: 137 in, depth: 72 in | Code of the West | Gift of Mike Kammerer/Code of the West Foundation | lower right base: "CODE OF THE WEST"/FOR MICHAEL KAMMERER/Mignery/CA/1998 | The artist granted written permission for Educational and Public Relations use of the image of this object without further contact with him. This does not include an commercial use. Herb Mignery, July 15, 2006. | 9.01 v2.jpg | 9.01.jpg | 9.01 v1.jpg | 9.01.jpg | 9.01.jpg | 9.01.jpg | 9.01.web.jpg | Cowboy | horse | Sculpture | bronze | Herb Mignery (b. 1937) Code of the West 1998, bronze Gift of Mike Kammerer/Code of the West Foundation, 9.01 | Mignery, Herb

1.69.2503
scarf | printed | silk
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1.69.2503 | L: 26 in, width: 25.75 in | Gift of Mrs. Arthur Claffy (Ellen Dixon Claffy) | LET'ER BUCK | Scarf; printed silk, sewn on turquoise border; white background on body; oval line borders motif of bucking cowboy-line reads: LET'ER BUCK; motif is brown, red, yellow, turquoise and light blue. | 1.69.2503.jpg | Cowboy | bucking | scarf | printed | silk

Untitled - Cowboy...
Remington, Frederic (after) ...
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11.66 | H: 11.75 in, width: 8.625 in | Untitled - Cowboy on bronco | LR: Frederic Remington | METHOD OF AQUISITION: Other: Sent to Dr. H. McCracken for authentication - never returned; have not heard from owner since June, 1966. | 11.66.JPG | Cowboy | Animal | Drawing | pen and ink, wash | Remington, Frederic (after) | Unknown

Sketch for "Buria...
Jackson, Harry | Drawing | w...
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4.00 | September, 1959 | sight height: 18 in, sight width: 26 in, Frame height: 24.75 in, Frame width: 32 in | Sketch for "Burial of a Cowboy" | Gift of Joel and Marsha Bretan | white label on backing: #1214/X153 [green label:] NAME J-P/RECEIPT & ITEM NO./8163464/01 PHOTO DISPOSITION/G12C [white index card;written in pen:] wash drawing sketch/for/Burial of a Cowboy (underlined)/by Harry Jackson (1959) [LLC:] 18/iii/77 [LRC:] 252 East 78th St/NYC 10021; On verso of sketch, [LRC:] Jackson (in script)/1803/M71; On verso of mat [LL edge:] Breton (or Bretan)/+ Konecknik (or Konedenik) illegible [LR edge:] BAINBRIDGE 81/2M 068 | 4.00.jpg | Cowboy | burial | Drawing | wash on paper | Jackson, Harry

Herd Quitter
Russell, Charles M. | Print ...
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17.80.132B | 1897 | H: 4.25 in, width: 5.5 in | Herd Quitter | LLC: CM Russell (skull) 1897, Printed LLC: Litho. in U.S.A./U.O.C. Co., LC: Herd Quitter, LRC: c. Historical Society of Montana/All Rights Reserved | A - color proof, B - yellow/blue proof, C - red/black proof, D - color proof | 17.80.132B.jpg | Cowboy | Landscape | Animal | Group | Print | color proof | Russell, Charles M.

The Whitney's 50t...
Blake, Buckeye | Painting | ...
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42.09 | 2009 | H: 11 in, width: 9 in | The Whitney's 50th Year | Gift of the artist | the Whitney's 50th YEAR | Buckeye 09 | One (1) watercolor; title: the Whitney's 50th YEAR; artist: Buckeye Blake | LRC: Buckeye 09 | 42.09.jpg | Cowboy | bucking horse | Painting | watercolor | paper | Blake, Buckeye

1.69.6014.1
Louis Marx & Company, 200 Fi...
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1.69.6014.1 | ca. 1932 | H: 6.25 in, width: 5.5 in | Gift of Christopher and Rene Turner | BUFFALO BILL - "The Bucking Broncho" / Louis Marx & Company, 200 Fifth Avenue, New York / [trademark] | 1.69.6014.1.jpg | Cowboy | horse | Buffalo Bill | toy | tin | paint | tin | Louis Marx & Company, 200 Fifth Avenue, New York