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Edmonia Lewis (1845-after 1911)
Edmonia Lewis (1845-after 1911)

Minnehaha

Details
Edmonia Lewis (1845-after 1911)
Minnehaha
signed 'EDMONIA LEWIS/FECIT A ROME' (on the back)
white marble
11 ¾ in. (29.9 cm.) high
Provenance
Private collection, California.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
Literature
K.P. Buick, "The Ideal Works of Edmonia Lewis: Invoking and Inverting Autobiography," American Art, Summer 1995, pp. 5-19, another example illustrated.
J.M. Holland, "Mary Edmonia Lewis's Minnehaha: Gender, Race and the 'Indian Maid'," Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1995, pp. 26-35, another example illustrated.
W.H. Gerdts, American Neo-Classic Sculpture: The Marble Resurrection, New York, 1973, p. 133, another example illustrated.

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