Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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The Challenge
  • Charles Marion Russell
    born: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States ; died: Great Falls, Montana, United States ; active: United States
  • The Challenge, 1916
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Height: 12.7 cm
    Object Height: 5 in
  • Anonymous gift in memory of Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Innes and Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Phillips
  • Not on display
  • 1974.0071

Sculpture of a longhorn steer. Steer has mouth open and appears to be standing on rocky uneven ground. Horns of steer are pointed forward and tail is resting on back.