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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Russell, Charles M. 232 Nelli Art Bronze Work
Descriptions
bronze 330
Names
Sculpture 571
Subjects
Animal 735
Date:
1924
Dimensions:
H: 6.75 in, Base Length: 14 in, Base Width: 5.5 in
Title:
Mountain Mother
Credit Line:
Gift of William E. Weiss
Gloss:
Russell enjoyed modeling animal figures on oddly shaped roots or branch fragments. Mountain Mother captures the playful nature of the cubs and the watchful, protective instinct of the sow.
Inscription:
Log, left of last cub: CM Russell (skull) 1924 c; Foundry mark: Nelli Art Bronze Work L.A.
Accession Number:
16.81

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Whitney Western Art Museum.
If you are making a special trip, please double-check before visiting.

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