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The Broncho Buster

The Broncho Buster
inscribed 'Frederic Remington' and 'THE.HENRY.BONNARD.BRONZE.Co.FOUNDERS.N.Y.' (on the base)—inscribed 'Presented to William Taylor on his 25th anniversary as proprietor/of the St. Denis Hotel by his employees as a token of their esteem/July 1900' and 'Copyrigled. [sic] bg [sic]/Frederic. Remington. 1988' (along the base)—inscribed '66' (under the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
23 1⁄2 (59.7 cm.) high
Modeled in 1895; cast circa 1900.
William Taylor, New York, 1900.
Mannado’s Bookshop, New York.
Private collection, acquired from the above, 1957.
Sotheby’s, New York, 30 November 2000, lot 166, sold by the above.
Acquired by the late owner from the above.
H. McCracken, Frederic Remington: Artist of the Old West, New York, 1947, n.p., pl. 41, another example illustrated.
H. McCracken, The Frederic Remington Book: A Pictoral History of the West, Garden City, New York, 1966, pp. 255-56, another example illustrated.
The American Connoisseur, June 1967, p. 142, another example illustrated.
The Connoisseur, August 1967, cover, another example illustrated.
P. 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.
B. Wear, The 2nd Bronze World of Frederic Remington, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1976, pp. 56-57, another example illustrated.
M.E. Shapiro, Cast and Recast: The Sculpture of Frederic Remington, Washington, D.C., 1981, pp. 63-69, another example illustrated.
M.E. Shapiro, P. Hassrick, Frederic Remington: The Masterworks, New York, 1988, pp. 172, 186, 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, pp. 51-64, 171, another example illustrated.
B. Dippie, The Frederic Remington Art Museum Collection, Ogdensburg, New York, 2001, pp. 18, 112-17, another example illustrated.
P. Hassrick, Frederic Remington: A Catalogue Raisonné II, Norman, Oklahoma, 2016, pp. 57-59, 121, 123, 125, 160-61, 171, another example illustrated.

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