Mignery, Herb, The Trail Ahead, bronze, number 7 of 20
Bronze bust entitled The Trail Ahead, by Herb Mignery, a sculptor from Bartlett, Nebraska. Mignery specializes in sculptures with western themes, mostly portraying men and animals. Mignery is an acclaimed artist who originates from a family of ranchers and farmers. He is an active and award-winning member of the Cowboy Artists of America and is known for portraying the realities of the historic American West. He focuses his work on the hardships many men and women faced in the historic West.
The Trail Ahead is an unidealized bust of a western cowboy. The figure’s wrinkles depict the hardship of daily life as a cowboy. The figure is depicted as aged, with a ten-gallon hat and wrapped bandana.
The Trail Ahead is smaller than life size and is mounted on a round base. It is clean and in excellent condition. Dimensions: 8" H x 4.75" W x 4.5" D