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Will Rogers - Riding into the Sunset

William Penn Adair "Will" Rogers
Oologah, Oklahoma, 1879-Point Barrow, Alaska, 1935
American cowboy, comedian, humorist, social commentator, vaudeville performer and actor
(Wikipedia)
Electra Waggoner
Sculptors Workshop inc. (New York)
1947

Fort Worth /  Will Rogers - Riding into the Sunset   Fort Worth /  Will Rogers - Riding into the Sunset

Description

Bronze statue of Rogers riding his horse Soapsuds.
It was completed in 1942 but because of the war and the shortage of bronze it was not cast until after the war.

Inscription(s)

WILL ROGERS
"riding into the sunset"
1879 - 1935
Presented to / the City of Fort Worth / by Amon G. Carter

Signature

Electra Waggoner / 1942 ©
bronze by / the sculptors workshop inc. / l.i.city n.y.

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Item Code: ustx32; Photograph: 8 October 2010  / updated: 27 October 2021
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