Small Dry Fork Horse

Small Dry Fork Horse

Deborah Butterfield. _Small Dry Fork Horse_
Photo by William J. Hebert

Throughout her early career, Deborah Butterfield worked with collected natural materials bound together in mud and clay. Later in her career, Butterfield began to cast her sculptures in bronze to allow the works to last longer and to be placed outside. 

Deborah Butterfield. Small Dry Fork Horse, 1978. Sticks, mud, grass, steel and wire, 29 x 41 x 9.25 inches. Gift from Lillian Heidenberg. Small Dry Fork Horse, 1978 © Deborah Butterfield/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY