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Sculptor:
Rains, R. F.  Search this
Founder:
Billings Bronze  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, John  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Caboose Saloon 704 West Main Laurel Montana 59044
Date:
1993. Dedicated July 2, 1994
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Montana survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(On stirrup:) JES 93 (On plaque:) THE MOUNTAIN MAN/JOHN."LIVER EATER"/JOHNSON/1824-1900/BY R. F. RAINS
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
Standing figure of John "Liver Eater" Johnson wears buckskin, fringed clothing, a fur hat and a moustache and full beard. He holds a rifle by the barrel with the butt on the ground in his proper left hand. In his proper right hand he holds the reins of a saddled horse.
Topic:
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Occupation--Other--Pioneer  Search this
Dress--Historic--Pioneer Dress  Search this
Western  Search this
Control number:
IAS MT000194
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_326725