One of Remington's earliest sculptures, the first version of The Scalp was sand cast by the Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company and Foundry. Later, when he discovered the lost wax method, Remington re-modeled the statue and had it cast by the Roman Bronze Works; that second version can be seen in the Norton's Remington Gallery. This earlier model was one of Remington's least popular pieces, probably because it is more stylized, particularly the horse, and less naturalistic than his later works; critic Charles Coffin even referred to it as created "by methods reposeful and dignified," a far cry from Remington's usual action-filled...
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