Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. - College Station, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX
N 30° 36.611 W 096° 20.835
14R E 754315 N 3389400
Quick Description: Located in front of the Kleberg Bldg. on the A&M Campus
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2019 7:41:09 AM
Waymark Code: WM110HJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
Views: 5

Long Description:
The rider is Robert J. Kleberg, Jr., and this is also the title of the sculpture. The name of the horse is not known. The sculpture is by Jim Reno. The sculpture is in front of the Kleberg Building on the A&M campus in College Station. Kleberg is sitting astride the horse with his hands resting on the saddle horn.


A&M Website

"This sculpture, donated by Mrs. Helen Groves and the Kleberg family, is done in three-quarter life size. Reno, a Western artist famous for his portraits of horses that have won the Kentucky Derby, said the sculpture represents an effort to portray the character of an individual who helped to win the West. Robert Justus Kleberg, Jr. was the one-time patriarch of the King Ranch."

Identity of Rider: Robert J. Kleberg, Jr

Name of artist: Jim Reno

Date of Dedication: 1983

Material: Bronze

Position: All Hooves Planted

Identity of Horse: Not listed

Unusual Features: Not listed

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