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Bronzes of the American West. Introduction by Harold McCracken [with] Indian Head [statue] by Charles M. Russell.

By: [RUSSELL] BRODER, Patricia Janis & Charles Marion RUSSELL (1864-1926) [sculp.].

Price: $1,800.00

Publisher: New York:, Harry N. Abrams, [1973].: 1973

Seller ID: LV1817


Oblong 8vo. 431 pp. Frontispiece, 511 illustrations, index. Gilt-stamped blue leather, front cover pictorial, accompanying statue as issued (9cm x 2cm). FIRST LIMITED EDITION, no. 28 of 262 copies with an original bronze after Charles Russell. "As Harold McCracken notes in the introduction to this book, there was no comprehensive book on sculpture of the American West before this one. And, as Broder makes eminently clear, the now legendary work of the cowboys and Indians, popularized and mythologized in novels and the cinema, fascinated a considerable number of American sculptors, particu... View more info