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Inscription

on top of base: A. Phimister Proctor / 1891-1892 / copyright; on base: JNO Williams Inc. / Bronze Foundry N.Y.

Marks and Labels

FM: Jno Williams Inc.

Provenance

(Newman Emerson Montross, New York); purchased 19 December 1913 by James Parmelee [1855-1931], Cleveland and Washington; his estate; bequest 1941 to the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2015 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1891
The Century Club, New York, 1891.
1983
The Quest for Unity: American Art Between Worlds Fairs 1876-1893, Detroit Institute of Arts, 22 August - 30 October 1983, no. 165, repro.
2009
American Bronzes from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 29 April 2009 - 2013, no catalogue.
2013
The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Denver Art Museum; Nanjing Museum, China, 18 December 2013 - 18 January 2015, no. 37, fig. 83.
Bibliography
1971
Broder, Patricia J. Bronzes of the American West. New York, 1971.
2003
Hassrick, Peter H. Wildlife and Western Heros. Fort Worth, TX, 2003.