The collection of paintings and sculptures within Brownsville Historical Association embrace a wide range of works of art that are both local and foreign in origin. The art collection contains etchings from James Smillie, which are on permanent display Stillman House Museum.  The museum’s collection also includes pieces from the Backal Family collection, paintings from local Brownsville artist Carlos Cisneros, casted bronze Fredrick Remington statues, paintings from Charles M. Russell, Armando Garcia Nunez, and Carlos Romero Orozco.

Wicked Pony,1898

Fredrick Remington (1861-1909)

Bronze Cast


Object: Sculpture

Title: Wicked Pony

Artist: Remington, Fredrick

Date: 1898, cast before

Dimensions:  21 7/8 x 21 1/4 x 8 3/4 in.

Credit line: Gift of Benjamin Edelstein

Catalog Number:  2009.202.34

Indians Hunting Buffalos, 1894

Charles M. Russell (1964-1926)

Oil on Canvas


Object: Painting

Title: Indians Hunting Buffalos

Artist: Russell, Charles M.

Date: 1894

Dimensions: framed; 33 ½ x 28 in.

Credit line: Gift of Benjamin Edelstein

Catalog Number: 2009.202.4

The Voyage of Life- Youth,1853

James Smillie (1807-1885)

Engraving on paper mounted on paper


Object: Engraving

Title: The Voyage of Life- Youth

Artist: Smillie, James

Date: 1894

Dimensions: image; 15 1/4 x 22 7/8 in.

Credit line:Unknown

Catalog Number:Unknown

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