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Whitney Western Art Museum

Makers
Russell, Charles M. 232
Descriptions
bronze 330
Names
Sculpture 571
Subjects
Russell, Charles M. 9 horse 394 Cowboy 292
Date:
ca. 1925
Dimensions:
H: 14 in, L: 13 in, width: 7.75 in
Title:
The Horse Wrangler
Credit Line:
William E. Weiss Memorial Fund Purchase
Gloss:
In the Russell's later years, he grew increasingly nostalgic for the open range life he enjoyed as a youth. One of Russell's first jobs after arriving in Montana was to night-wrangle horses in the Judith Basin. The Horse Wrangler is a self-portrait of the artist astride one of his favorite horses, Redbird.
Inscription:
on base: C.M. Russell (buffalo skull); on back side of base: ROMAN BRONZE WORKS, INC. N.Y.
Accession Number:
1.90

Not currently on display

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