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From a distance, surrounded by cottonwoods and dwarfed by the hills and horizon, the Brinton ranch house doesn't look much different from most other two-story, white wood-frame homes. But the house, dating from the late 1800s, is not the real reason to visit. Yes, this 20-room residence offers a fine example of how a "gentleman rancher" lived in the early 1900s -- the tables are set with china and the shelves filled with gold- and leather-bound volumes -- but on the walls hangs a first-class art collection. Here you'll see Fight on the Little Bighorn by Frederic Remington, and When Ropes Go Wrong by Charles Russell. Will James, John Audubon, and a host of other notable artists show up in one of the best but least known Western art collections in the Rockies.