Goats Fighting

Artist: Anna Hyatt Huntington (American, Cambridge, Massachusetts 1876–1973 Redding, Connecticut)

Date: 1905, cast before 1912

Medium: Bronze

Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 14 5/16 x 7 1/2 in. (26 x 36.4 x 19.1 cm)

Classification: Sculpture

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1912

Accession Number: 12.51


For this group, also known as Goats Butting, Huntington sculpted two goats lunging together forcefully, their horns locking in combat. The rocky terrain on which they fight emphasizes the harshness of the conflict.