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Catalog Number X1973.01.01
Title NATURE'S PEOPLE
Object Name Model
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Dimensions H-6 W-8 D-4.5 inches
Medium Wax
Model Date The original wax sculpture was modeled by Charles M. Russell in 1905.
Date 1905
Notes This model is a study of a pronghorn antelope buck that is suddenly startled by a flushed sage grouse hen. Russell used a combination of wax and plaster with painted surface, hemp for the grass, and glass beads for the eyes. Wire metal armature, inserted after modeling, holds everything in place.
Search Terms Antelope
Sculpture
Art