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Sculptor:
Carlson, George 1940-  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: bronze
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Place:
Indiana
Indianapolis
Date:
1988
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Indiana survey, 1993.
Image on file.
(Lower proper left rear:) Carlson 1988 signed
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
A Plains Indian chief stands with arms outstretched in a gesture of welcome. He has two long braids that fall down his chest, and is dressed in shirt, beads, presidential peace medal, and fringed buckskin leggings. He wears a ceremonial buffalo robe that drapes over his proper right foot. In his proper right hand he holds an eagle wing fan.
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Ethnic--Plains Indians  Search this
Occupation--Other--Chief  Search this
Dress--Ceremonial--Indian Dress  Search this
Dress--Ethnic--Indian Dress  Search this
Dress--Accessory--Fan  Search this
Object--Other--Medal  Search this
Control number:
IAS IN000466
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_329864