Lot 338
James Edward Kelly (NY, 1855-1933), Sheridan's Ride
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Bronze with warm brown patina, signed and dated "Kelly / 78" on the base, further inscribed "Sheridans Ride / Oct 19/64" and "From sittings details / furnished by Gen. Sheridan. / 1878.," marked "Winchester 20 M" beneath the horse, with foundry mark reading "Cast by the Henry-Bonnard Bronze Co. / N.Y. 1892."

19.5 x 21.5 x 8.25 in.

An exceptionally fine lifetime sand casting of Kelly's famous statuette depicting Union General Sheridan storming into the Shenandoah Valley in 1864. In addition to working with Kelly, The Henry-Bonnard Bronze Co. also made castings for such prominent sculptors as Augustus St. Gaudens and Frederic Remington.

Missing sword and reins; scattered verdigris to surface.

$1,000 - 3,000