CYRUS EDWIN DALLIN (1861-1944)
CYRUS EDWIN DALLIN (1861-1944)
CYRUS EDWIN DALLIN (1861-1944)
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Property from a Private Collection, Laguna Niguel, California
CYRUS EDWIN DALLIN (1861-1944)

Archery Lesson

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CYRUS EDWIN DALLIN (1861-1944)
Archery Lesson
inscribed 'C.E. Dallin/07.' (on the base)—stamped 'H.B.B.Co.' (along the base)
bronze with brown patina
19 in. (48.3 cm.) high
Modeled in 1907.
Provenance
Private collection, Palm Beach, Florida, circa 1985.
Sotheby's, New York, 29 November 2012, lot 61, sold by the above.
Conner-Rosenkranz Gallery, New York, acquired from the above.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2016.
Literature
Collier's, vol. 41, March 28, 1908, p. 15, another example illustrated.
The International Studio, vol. LVII, November 1915, p. 113, another example illustrated.
C.R. Post, A History of European and American Sculpture from the Early Christian Period to the Present Day, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1921, p. 251.
Kennedy Galleries, Inc., The West in Bronze, New York, 1968, p. 6, another example referenced.
P.J. Broder, Bronzes of the American West, New York, 1974, p. 104, fig. 97, another example illustrated.
R.G. Francis, Cyrus E. Dallin: Let Justice Be Done, Springville, Utah, 1976, p. 50, fig. 50, another example illustrated.
K. Ahrens, Cyrus E. Dallin: His Small Bronzes and Plasters, exhibition catalogue, Corning, New York, 1995, pp. 59-60, no. 19, another example referenced.
L.D. Rosenfeld, A Century of American Sculpture: The Roman Bronze Works Foundry, Atglen, Pennsylvania, 2002, p. 99, another example referenced.

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Lot Essay

The Archery Lesson was originally conceived as the first prize trophy for the National Archery Association's 1907 competition in Chicago. An accomplished longbow archer himself, Dallin was a National Archery Champion in 1915 and served as president of the Association in 1919.

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