The Rattlesnake (Snake in the Path)

Frederic Remington, American, 1861 - 1909


original 1905; cast about 1919-1920


Roman Bronze Works, N.Y., cast no. 99 (111 identified)

Overall: 24 in. (60.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Lawrence Marx Jr., Class of 1936



North America, United States


20th century

Object Name




Not on view


Inscribed, on top of base, to left of horse's hind leg: Copyright by / Frederic Remington; along side of base, to right of horse: ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-; along inner rim of base: No 99.

Exhibition History

Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 21, 1992-March 10, 1996.

Publication History

Michael Edward Shapiro, Cast and Recast: The Sculpture of Frederick Remington, Washington D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981, p. 51-54.

Barbara J. MacAdam, American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Muesum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 123, no. 96.


Lawrence Marx, Jr. (1915-2006), Purchase, New York; given to present collection, 1960.

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