Bronze Cowboy on Horse After Remington
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Frederic Remington, (October 4, 1861 – December 26, 1909) was a well known and much sought after America artist who specialised in depicting scenes from the wild west and historic American scenes in general.
Remington attended Harvard and later illustrated articles in popular magazines of the time including Harpers Weekly and his work was widely exhibited. Remington also illustrated a book by Theodore Roosevelt, entitled “Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail” for which he completed eighty three illustrations.
This piece is a lifelike bronze sculpture of a cowboy trying to stay on his bucking horse, in the manner of the famous Frederic Sackrider Remington (October 4, 1861 – December 26, 1909). This piece is believed to date from the latter part of the 20th Century.
This high quality bronze is in fact a hot cast recast of the original work which has been produced using the 'lost wax' (cire perdue) process. This method delivers very good levels of detail and are very faithful and accurate to the original piece.
We are proud to be able to offer this lovely piece of bronze historic artwork In excellent condition and encourage you to see the photos for confirmation or, better still, come to our north London showroom and see it for yourself.
More Information and To View
Original antique pieces by major sculptors and artists like this are sought after items and as such are always best viewed in person if possible. However we know that this is not always possible so you are welcome to contact us using the contact details shown above with any questions you might have about this lovely antique bronze statue of a cowboy on a bucking horse. We would also be pleased to arrange a viewing of this and our many other bronze items at our North London warehouse and showroom. Please email us or call for an appointment to view, quoting our reference as shown above so we know which item you are referring to.
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Shipping, Delivery and Return
This antique bronze statue is a delicate and valuable item that requires specialised packing and shipping to its final destination - your home or other premises. We can pack and ship this bronze statue to almost any destination worldwide, but we request that you please call or email for a shipping quotation before making your purchase so that we can fully discuss your requirements.
We ship to any mainland UK address free of charge. If you are not satisfied with this item we offer a 14-day money back guarantee in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return shipping fees for this antique bronze statue unless we have erroneously described it in some material way and you do not receive what you were expecting. You must return it in its original packaging and condition. You are also responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 48 x Width 32 x Depth 22 & Weight 13 kg
Dimensions in inches:
Height 1 foot, 7 inches x Width 1 foot, 1 inch x Depth 9 inches & Weight 28.7 lbs
Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)
was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.
While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.
Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.
The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).
is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.
The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.
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Our reference: 01686
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