25 April 2007
Adolph Alexander Weinman (1870-1952)
Chief Black Bird, Ogalalla Sioux
inscribed 'Chief/Black/Bird.../Ogalalla/Sioux./A.A. Weinman' (on the side)--inscribed 'Roman Bronze/Works N-Y' (on the side)
bronze with brown patina
18½ in. (47 cm.) high
Harold von Schmidt, circa 1930s.
By descent to the present owner.
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