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Catalog Number X1958.02.01
Title ROYALTY OF THE ROCKIES
Object Name Sculpture
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Dimensions H-6 W-5.25 D-3.5 inches
Medium Bronze
Model Date The original wax sculpture was modeled by Charles M. Russell in 1925.
Foundry This bronze was cast by C. S. McNair around 1958.
Date ca. 1958
Notes Russell had many opportunities to view the mountain sheep in their high and rugged alpine habitat of Glacier Park. He modeled several versions of the stately animal as gifts to friends. This version shows a full-curled ram leading a ewe down a rocky ledge.
Search Terms Bighorn Sheep
Sculpture
Art