• Important American Paintings,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2318

    Important American Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture

    20 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 65

    Cyrus Edwin Dallin (1861-1944)

    'Scout'

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Cyrus Edwin Dallin (1861-1944)
    'Scout'
    inscribed with initials and dated 'C.E.D./1910' (on the base)--inscribed 'COPYRIGHT 1912/C E DALLIN' and stamped 'GORHAM FOUNDERS QALH 15' (along the base)
    bronze with brownish black patina
    33½ in. (85.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Mongerson-Wunderlich Galleries, Chicago, Illinois.
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1990.


    Literature

    R.G. Francis, Cyrus E. Dallin: Let Justice Be Done, Springville, Utah, 1976, pp. 52, 54-55, 212, fig. 324, another example illustrated.
    P.J. Broder, Bronzes of the American West, New York, 1974, pp. 101-02, fig. 95, another example illustrated (as The Scout).