Frederic Remington popularized the West. Engravings based upon his arCharles M. Russell, The Bucker and the Buckaroo, Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Gift of William E. Weisst helped to establish the view of the American West. Despite his fame as a Western artist, he lived and worked in New York, taking periodic trips to the West for inspiration.
Made in 1905, Rattlesnake is a nicely made limited edition Remington Replica sculpture executed in bronze and is signed with the artist's name on the base. (Remington’s twelfth statuette, this statue is in the oval office of the white house) Dimensions: aprox. 23"h x 16"w weight (approx.) 54 lbs.
Charles M. Russell lived and worked in the West from an early age. He spent a year living with a branch of the Blackfeet nation and worked as a cowboy on Montana ranches before becoming a full-time artist in his late twenties.
Will Rogers, posthumous cast circa 1950s, Bronze with patina. 10-1/2 x 11 x 5-1/4 inches (26.7 x 27.9 x 13.3 cm) Signed and monogrammed on base: CM Russell
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