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The Fighting Stallions, (sculpture)

Catalog Data

Sculptor:
Huntington, Anna Vaughn Hyatt 1876-1973  Search this
Founder:
Roman Bronze Works  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: aluminum, painted; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by South West Texas State University Department of Maintenance and Management 601 University Drive San Marcos Texas 78666
Located South West Texas State University Main mall, between Derrick Hall & Evans Liberal Arts Building San Marcos Texas
Date:
1950. Installed 1959. Relocated ca. 1964
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Texas, Austin survey, 1994.
Image on file.
(On base, right:) Anna Hyatt Huntington/Stanerigg 1950 (Below stallions:) ROMAN BRONZE WORKS INC (On plaque on base:) THE FIGHTING STALLIONS/BY ANNA HYATT HUNTINGTON/GIFT OF/MR. AND MRS. ARCHER M. HUNTINGTON/STANERIGG FARM/BETHEL, CONNECTICUT/1952 signed Founder's mark appears.
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Summary:
Two fighting stallions, one with a nude bareback male rider. Another fallen rider lies on the ground to one side of the animals. Both horses rear up on their hind legs, chests almost touching, forelegs intertwined. The sculpture is painted brownish-green.
Topic:
Animal--Horse--Stallion  Search this
Figure group--Male  Search this
Control number:
IAS TX001124
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_340191