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Indian Hunter with Boy and Dog

Indian Hunter with Boy and Dog
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Artist
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966
Date
1964
Type
Sculpture
Medium
bronze on marble base
Dimensions
9 3/8 x 6 1/2 x 5 3/4 in. (23.9 x 16.5 x 14.5 cm)
Credit Line
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Object number
1966.47.88
Luce Center Label
Paul Manship created many models of Native American hunters, including one for a fountain in Cochran Memorial Park in St. Paul, completed in 1926. The subject was a favorite of the artist’s because it reminded him of his childhood in rural Minnesota, and he returned to it often throughout his career. In these sculptures the determined expressions and animated poses of the figures evoke the excitement of the chase.
Luce Object Quote
“What matters is the spirit which the artist puts into his creation---the vitality, the rhythm, the emotional effect." Paul Manship, quoted in Panzer, Mythology and the Art of Paul Manship, 1989
Data Source
Smithsonian American Art Museum
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Department
Painting and Sculpture
On View
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 49A
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor
Usage
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