Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
Frederic Remington (1861-1909)

'The Broncho Buster'

Frederic Remington (1861-1909)
'The Broncho Buster'
inscribed 'copyright by/Frederic Remington' and 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (on the base)--inscribed 'No 250' (beneath the base)
bronze with brown patina
22½ in. (57.2 cm.) high
Adolph D. Bendheim, 1919.
Sotheby Parke-Bernet, Inc., New York, 25 April 1980, lot 170.
Private collection, Miami, Florida.
[With]J.N. Bartfield Galleries, New York.
Private collection, New York.
[With]J.N. Bartfield Galleries, New York.
Private collection, California.
Kodner Gallery, Saint Louis, Missouri.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
H. McCracken, Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West, New York, 1947, n.p., pl. 41, another example illustrated.
P.H. Hassrick, Frederic Remington: Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture in the Amon Carter Museum and the Sid W. Richardson Foundation Collections, New York, 1973, pp. 180-81, another example illustrated.
M.E. Shapiro, Cast and Recast: The Sculpture of Frederic Remington, exhibition catalogue, Washington, D.C., 1981, p. 98.
M.E. Shapiro, P.H. Hassrick, Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, New York, 1988, p. 172, pls. 47-48, another example illustrated.
J. Ballinger, Frederic Remington, New York, 1989, p. 74, another example illustrated.
M.D. Greenbaum, Icons of the West: Frederic Remington's Sculpture, Ogdensburg, New York, 1996, p. 182.

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The present work bears the inscription: Presented to Adolph D. Bendheim on his seventieth birthday by the directors, officers and counsel of the Metropolitan Tobacco Company in appreciation of his inspiring example and as a token of their affection and esteem. December 16th, 1919.

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