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Counting Coup / Charles Marion Russell

Curatorial Remarks

This bronze was cast from the 1905 model after it had been restored or reworked in 1925. It was cast in two sections and riveted together.

Information given by Ann Boulton Young, Associate Conservator for the Gilcrease Museum, 2018

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Title(s): 
Counting Coup
Creator(s): 
Charles Marion Russell;
Roman Bronze Works;
Dr. Philip G. Cole Collection
Culture: 
American
Date: 
modeled 1905/1925; lost-wax cast circa 1927
Materials/Techniques: 
lost-wax cast in bronze
Dimensions: 
Overall: 16 x 12 3/4 x 10 1/4 in. (40.6 x 32.4 x 26 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0837.19
Department: 
Signed with colophon, "CM Russell" [Trademark buffalo skull]; Marked, "Roman Bronze Works N-Y-".
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