Frederic Remington (American, Canton, New York 1861–1909 Ridgefield, Connecticut)
1906, cast before 1939
22 5/8 x 15 1/4 x 9 3/4 in. (57.5 x 38.7 x 24.8 cm)
Bequest of Jacob Ruppert, 1939
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