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Mountain Man

Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909)


Remington portrayed this horse and rider with a keen sense of drama, capturing the perils of descending down a steep mountain slope.

This scene is portrayed as realistically as the sculptor's art permits.

The West's most daring explorers, trappers, and traders were known as mountain men.

Object Information

artist
Frederic Remington (American, 1861-1909)
creation date
1903
materials
bronze
dimensions
28-1/4 x 20 x 11 in.
accession number
73.104.9
credit line
Gift of the Harrison Eiteljorg Gallery of Western Art
copyright
Public Domain
collection
American Painting and Sculpture to 1945
colors