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The Outlaw

Artist:
Frederic Remington (American, Canton, New York 1861–1909 Ridgefield, Connecticut)
Date:
1906, cast before 1939
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
22 5/8 x 15 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (57.5 x 38.7 x 24.8 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Jacob Ruppert, 1939
Accession Number:
39.65.50a, b
Not on view
Here a cowboy breaks in a newly saddled horse that is bucking in resistance. The weight of the group is borne on the horse’s left front hoof, which is entangled with sagebrush. The Metropolitan’s bronze is almost certainly a posthumous, unauthorized cast done by Roman Bronze Works.
Signature: [top of base]: copyright / Frederic Remington

Marking: [foundry mark, side of base, stamped]: ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N.Y.; CAST NUMBER [underside of base, stamped] N.18
Jacob Ruppert, New York, d. 1939
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