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    Sale 2171

    Important American Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture

    20 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 88

    Charles H. Humphriss (1867-1934)

    'Indian's Appeal to Manitou'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Charles H. Humphriss (1867-1934)
    'Indian's Appeal to Manitou'
    inscribed 'CH Humphriss/1906' (on the base)--stamped 'ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y-' (along the base)
    bronze with brown patina
    16½ in. (41.9 cm.) high on a marble base 2 in. (5.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    James A. Aborn.
    Bequest to the present owner from the above, 1969.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property of the Montclair Art Museum, sold to benefit the Acquisition Endowment Fund


    Literature

    P.J. Broder, Bronzes of the American West, New York, 1974, p. 260, no. 283, another example illustrated.
    Montclair Art Museum, Spatial Matters: Sculpture from the Collection, exhibition catalogue, Montclair, New Jersey, 1996, p. 16 (as Indian Greeting the Sun).


    Exhibited

    Montclair, New Jersey, Montclair Art Museum, Spatial Matters: Sculpture from the Collection, January 21-August 4, 1996 (as Indian Greeting the Sun).