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Catalog Number X1969.01.02
Title XT BAR LONGHORN
Object Name Model
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Dimensions H-4 W-3 L-5.5 inches
Medium Wax/Paint/Grass
Model Date The original wax sculpture was modeled by Charles M. Russell in 1920.
Date 1920
Notes Depicts longhorn steer lying down with his front leg and right hind leg tucked underneath his body. His tail is curled and left ear notched. XT-Bar brand is prominent on his side. A small clump of vegetation is behind him.

Russell was fascinated by longhorns, which he called "gray hound[s] waring horns."
Search Terms Longhorn
Cattle
Sculpture
Art