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The American West in Bronze, 1850–1925
Thomas Brent Smith and Thayer Tolles; With contributions by Carol Clark, Brian Dippie, Peter H. Hassrick, Karen Lemmey, and Jessica Murphy

Themes of the American West have been enduringly popular, and The American West in Bronze features sixty-five iconic bronzes that display a range of subjects, from portrayals of the noble Indian to rough-and-tumble scenes of rowdy cowboys to tributes to the pioneers who settled the lands west of the Mississippi. Fascinating texts offer a fresh look at the roles that artists played in creating interpretations of the “vanishing West”—whether based on fact, fiction, or something in-between. These artists, including Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington, embody a range of life experiences and artistic approaches. Some grew up in the West and based their artwork on first-hand experience, while others never set foot w...


2014   208 pp.  222 color illus.   -   Cloth ISBN: 9780300197433  $50.00

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