Rescue Under Fire

Title:
Rescue Under Fire
Artist:
Jim Muir
Date:
n.d.
Description:
Bronze casting depicting armed man on horseback and single man leaning. 20"h x 17"l x 14"w Artist Statement: "Rescue Under Fire depicts the bond formed between fellow soldiers on the Indian Frontier. The young trooper has ridden in to rescue his unhorsed sergeant who has single-handedly been holding off the enemy. Learning to pick up fallen comrades was an integral part of the cavalryman's training. The period represented is the mid to late 1880s. Horse equipments are the 1885 regulation. Uniforms and weapons (except the sabre) are as current issue from the early 1880s and worn or used throughout the period. J.N.M." Note: Certain artworks from this collection feature artistic practices and/or content and subject matter that depict American Indians as stereotypes and inaccurate characterizations, which necessitate curatorial analysis and thoughtful interpretation.
Type:
Sculpture
Medium:
Bronze
Collection:
J.O. Barber Family Trust
Credit line:
J.O. Barber Family Trust, California Polytechnic University The images associated with the objects on this website are protected under United States copyright laws. We are pleased to share these materials as an educational resource for the public for non-commercial, educational and personal use only, or for fair use as defined by law.
Object Identifier (Accession #):
1993.1.29
Keywords:
No Subject Heading
Picture:
54089 ca object representations media 42 original