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Where the Best of Riders Quit
  • Charles Marion Russell
    1864–1926
    born: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States ; died: Great Falls, Montana, United States ; active: United States
  • Where the Best of Riders Quit, 1920
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 36.5 x 16.5 x 25.7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 14 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 10 1/8 in
  • Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Innes and Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Phillips
  • Not on display
  • 1974.0062
Description
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Sculpture of a man and a horse. The horse is up on two hind legs and its body is tilted back. The horse is wearing reigns and saddle and is standing on the man's hat. Man wears chaps and boots with spurs. He is holding onto reigns and saddle, and has his left foot in stirrups.