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Tailing the Steer
  • Joseph Jacinto Mora
    born: Montevideo, Uruguay ; died: Monterey, California, United States
  • Tailing the Steer, 1930
  • Where object was made: Carmel-By-The-Sea, California, United States
  • bronze
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 21.6 x 22.9 x 20.4 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 1/2 x 9 x 8 1/16 in
  • Gift of Sadie Hughes Arnett in memory of her husband, Dick Arnett Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 1958.0068

Sculpture of man seated on horse, tracking down a longhorn steer. Man is wearing hat, spurs, holding reigns and horse is posed in a galloping motion. Steer appears in distress and off balance with mouth open and eyes looking up.