Remington delighted in producing sculptures that required an exquisite sense of balance on the part of the sculptor. In many of his works featuring the occasional struggle between a cowboy and his horse, he performed feats of technical virtuosity, causing the foundry that cast his works constant anxiety as they worked to replicate the balance of the original model. One critic marveled at how Remington had this horse "doing an acrobatic turn on his forefeet with the hindquarters almost erect in the air." In some of the castings, Remington introduced a slight variation: sometimes the horse's tail is down, sometimes...
Created by: Remington, Frederic