Franklin Mint Bronze: The Bronco Buster by Remington
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This is a Franklin Mint Solid Bronze Sculpture of Frederick Remington's "The Broncho (Bronco) Buster" Frederic Remington produced the approximate 22 inch size Broncho Buster bronze sculpture statue in 1895 using the sand casting technique of the Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company. Then in early 1900's Remington moved to the Roman Bronzes Works and produced the Broncho Buster using the lost wax process. He later produced a larger version in 1909 which measures 32 inches in height. The Broncho Buster is the most popular of the Remington statues. Crafted of solid Bronze in bold detail ! Frederic Remington in his prime.
Photograph by Davis and Sanford, New York Frederic Remington (1861-1909) cast 22 different subjects. The first foundry with which he worked was the Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company in New York. Four different sculptures were cast in bronze, starting in 1895, using the sand-casting method. They were The Broncho Buster , The Wounded Bunkie , The Wicked Pony , and The Scalp . In 1900 Remington began working exclusively with the Roman Bronze Works, New York. They produced his bronzes using the lost-wax bronze casting process until his death in 1909. Remington's widow, Eva, authorized the foundry to continue casting Remington's bronzes, until her death in 1918. By direction of Eva Remington's will, the foundry destroyed the ... read more