Sunday, May 16, 2010

AIC: Coming through the Rye [By Frederic Remington]

Coming through the Rye.. or.. Over the Range..
By - Frederic Remington [1861-1909]
Modeled: 1902
Cast: 1902/06
Loaction: AIC: American Art: Gallery 163-164 / The American West..

The marker reads..
As Frederic Remington quickly mastered the art of bronze sculpturing, he turned to increasingly complex compositions and tested the limits of casting techniques by freeing his figures from their bases.. Coming through the Rye, displays four pistol-waving cowboys, only six of the sixteen horses touch the ground. Although the faces and gestures of the men are best seen from the front, the sideview truly conveys the dynamic sense of motion, the stride of the animals and the details of the clothing...

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