Small Dry Fork Horse

Small Dry Fork Horse by Deborah Butterfield
Photo by William J. Hebert.

Later in her career, Butterfield began to cast her sculptures in bronze to allow the works to last longer and to be placed outside. This sculpture was not cast in bronze; mud and clay were used as binding materials.

Deborah Butterfield. Small Dry Fork Horse, 1978. Bronze, 29 x 41 x 9.25 inches. Gift of Fred and Lena Meijer. © Deborah Butterfield.