Fighting Bulls, 1900

  • Solon Hannibal Borglum, American, 1868-1922

Bronze

  • Framed: Overall: 4 1/8 × 20 3/4 × 3 inches (10.5 × 52.7 × 7.6 cm) Including base: 5 1/8 × 4 × 22 1/2 inches (13 × 10.2 × 57.2 cm)

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Booth

68.140

Department

American Art before 1950

  • Bronze
  • Sculpture
  • New york
  • Bulls

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed, under bull: Solo H. Borglum

Provenance

Mrs. John Lord Booth; 1968-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Published References

Proske, Beatrice Gilman. Brookgreen Gardens Sculpture. Murrells Inlet, SC, 1943, pp. 75, 77 (ill. of another example in Brookgreen Gardens). Tolles, Thayer. American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Vol. 2: A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born Between 1865 and 1885. New York, 1999, p. 511, no. 228 (ill. of another example in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.)

Rights Status

Solon Hannibal Borglum, Fighting Bulls, 1900, bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John L. Booth, 68.140.