Remington Bronze Bronco Buster

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  • Item Category: Ceramics
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Sep 30, 2007
  • Channel: Auction House

THE BRONCO BUSTER

SIGNED

by

Frederic Remington

THE TIMELESS BEAUTY OF BRONZE

BEAUTY YOU WILL ENJOY TODAY

AND BEAUTY YOU CAN PASS DOWN TO

YOUR CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN

Certificate of Authenticity

MADE IN USA FOUNDRY

In 1895 Remington began to make sculptures, producing 22 different subjects. He worked in clay. His clay models were cast in bronze at art foundries. His first four subjects were cast using the sand casting method at the Henry-Bonnard Co. In 1898 he began working exclusively with Roman Bronze Works, N.Y., which employed the lost wax casting method. For an accounting of legitimate bronze casts and their wabouts, see Icons of the West: Frederic Remington's Sculpture by Michael D. Greenbaum, published in 1996 by the Frederic Remington Art Museum Remington's bronzes were titled as follows. Unless otherwise noted they were cast at Roman Bronze Works, N.Y. using the lost-wax bronze casting method.

Frederic Remington's first sculpture was, The Bronco Buster , in clay, ca. 1895.

Lost Wax Casting Process

The following is the step by step process of the "Lost Wax Casting" method. After reviewing this process, which normally takes approximately two weeks to complete a single sculpture, you will have a better understanding of all
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