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Frederic Remington
THE BRONCHO BUSTER
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 USD
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66
Frederic Remington
THE BRONCHO BUSTER
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 162,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Frederic Remington
1861 - 1909
THE BRONCHO BUSTER
inscribed Frederic Remington. and stamped Roman Bronze Works N.Y. (on the base); also inscribed N77. (beneath the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
height: 23 1/2 inches (59.7 cm)
Copyrighted in 1895; cast in 1909.
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Provenance

Private collection (sold: Sotheby’s, New York, December 2, 1993, lot 45)
Acquired by the present owner at the above sale

Literature

Bruce Wear, The Bronze World of Frederic Remington, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 1966, p. 56, illustration of another example p. 57
Harold McCracken, The Frederic Remington Book: A Pictorial History of the West, Garden City, New York, 1966, p. 255, illustration of another example fig. 360
Patricia Janis Broder, Bronzes of the American West, New York, 1974, p. 24, illustrations of other examples pp. 25, 132, 148
Michael Edward Shapiro, Cast and Recast: The Sculpture of Frederic Remington, Washington, D.C., 1981, pp. 63-69, 98, illustrations of other examples pp. 65-67
Michael Edward Shapiro and Peter H. Hassrick, Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, New York, 1988, pp. 66, 186-187, 195, 206-207, 210- 211, 214, 223, illustrations of other examples pls. 47-49
Michael D. Greenbaum, Icons of the West: Frederic Remington's Sculpture, Ogdensburg, New York, 1996, pp. 51, 53-56, 58-60, 176, illustrations of other examples pp. 52-53, 57-64
Thayer Tolles and Thomas Bent Smith, The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925, New York, 2013, pp. 2, 5, 17, 91, 93, 94, 99, 100, 107, 120, 162, illustrations of other examples figs. 1, 2, 114, pp. 2, 4, 90

Catalogue Note

According to the Roman Bronze Works ledgers, there were approximately 90 lost-wax castings of The Broncho Buster sold before Remington’s death in December 1909. Prior to the death of his wife, Eva Remington, in 1918, an additional 125 castings were produced.

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