Amon Carter print details

To Noses That Read, a Smell That Spells Man

Charles M. Russell (1864-1926)

Object Details

  • Date

    1920, cast ca. 1929-1934

  • Object Type


  • Medium


  • Contributors

    Cast by California Art Bronze Foundry

  • Object Format

    Lost-wax casting

  • Dimensions

    4 5/8 x 8 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.

  • Edition

    12 estimated lifetime casts

  • Inscriptions

    On the vertical edge of the base, directly below the wolf's left rear leg: C M Russell \ c [circled] [skull]

    Directly below the "C" in the artist's signature, engraved in the metal: 18

    On the upper surface of the base, directly below the right side of the wolf's head and shoulder, in the artist's hand: To Noses ThaT Read \ A Smell ThaT \ Spells Man

    FOUNDRY MARK: On the vertical edge of the base, near the bottom, directly below the wolf's left side: CALIF. Art BRONZE FNRY. L.A

  • Collection Name

    Amon G. Carter Collection

  • Credit Line

    Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, Amon G. Carter Collection

  • Accession Number


  • Copyright

    Public domain

Additional details

Location: On view
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