28 September 2010
Harry Jackson (b. 1924)
'Sacagawea, Study for a Monument'
inscribed '© Harry Jackson 1979' and stamped 'WFS/ITALY' with artist's thumbprint (along the reverse)
bronze with brown patina
38½ in. (97.8 cm.) high on a wooden base 3½ in. (8.9 cm.) high
Cast in 1980.
Private collection, New Jersey.
By descent to the present owner.
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L. Pointer and D. Goddard, Harry Jackson, New York, 1981, p. 302.
F. Pezzini, H. Jackson and F. Bolelli, Harry Jackson: 30 Years of Working in Versila, Camaiore, Italy, 1985, n.p.
The present work is a study for the ten feet high Sacagawea Monumental Bronze, 1980, at the Plains Indian Museum, Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming.
Sacagawea, Lewis and Clark's Shoshone guide from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean between 1804 and 1806, was the first dominant female figure in Jackson's body of work.
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