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Catalog Number X1973.02.01
Title PUCK
Object Name Sculpture
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Dimensions H-5.75 W-4 D-3.25 inches
Medium Bronze
Model Date The original clay sculpture was modeled by Charles M. Russell in 1902.
Foundry This bronze is number 8 of 30 cast by the Avnet-Shaw Foundry in 1971.
Notes The Russells were frequent guests at the Nelson ranch at Riverdale, near Great Falls. In 1902, the Great Falls Shakespeare Club met at the Nelson ranch for a picnic, and the hostess planned and served a Shakespearean menu. In the midst of the festivities, a thunderstorm chased the ladies from their picnic bower. Later, Russell drew an amusing sketch of them fleeing, then he created this sculpture of Puck as a gift to the Nelsons.
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