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Charles Marion Russell
1864-1926
WHEN THE BEST OF RIDERS QUIT
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 352,000 USD
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209
Charles Marion Russell
1864-1926
WHEN THE BEST OF RIDERS QUIT
Estimate
250,000350,000
LOT SOLD. 352,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Charles Marion Russell
1864-1926
WHEN THE BEST OF RIDERS QUIT
inscribed CM Russell with the artist's skull device and with the Roman Bronze Works N-Y- foundry mark 
bronze, brown patina
height: 14 1/2 in.
(36.8 cm)
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Provenance

Arnold K. Fitger (acquired directly from the artist), circa 1925 
By descent to the present owner

Literature

Rick Stewart, Charles M. Russell: Sculptor, Fort Worth, Texas, 1994, pp. 78, 83, 131, 239, illustrations of other examples pp. 234-238

Catalogue Note

According to Rick Stewart, When the Best of Riders Quit was modeled in 1921-22; approximately 15 lifetime casts were executed.

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