Goodnight, Veryl

Veryl Goodnight - Passing Times 36"

$27,000.00
Product
VGPassingTimes36

Additional Information

  • Medium: Bronze
  • Edition: 25
  • Size: 36'' x 50'' x 30''

This sculpture depicts a young woman astride a horse, passing by an older woman riding sidesaddle.

In her book, No Turning Back: The Art of Veryl Goodnight, the sculptor discusses her inspiration for Passing Times:

The western frontier became a stage for women to break loose from antiquated laws and costumes of the East. Sidesaddles and long skirts were, in a practical sense, dangerous.

I chose models that were a generation apart in age to illustrate the transition. I wanted the older woman to be curious, rather than judgmental when observing the younger rider.

This 36" sculpture is in six museums/public installations, including:

  • The Cowgirl Hall of Fame in Ft. Worth
  • The Museum of the Horse in Ruidoso, NM
  • The Kentucky Horse Park Museum in Lexington, KY.

Note: The smaller, 18" version is shown in the images.

Veryl Goodnight - Passing Times 36" Veryl Goodnight - Passing Times 36"
Veryl Goodnight - Passing Times 36"
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