Glorious America: The Wolf Family Collection

Glorious America: The Wolf Family Collection

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Adolph Alexander Weinman

Chief Blackbird, Ogalalla Sioux

Auction Closed

April 20, 09:25 PM GMT


150,000 - 250,000 USD

Lot Details


Adolph Alexander Weinman

1870 - 1952

Chief Blackbird, Ogalalla Sioux

inscribed CHIEF / BLACK / BIRD /OGALALLA / SIOUX. and A·A· WEINMAN SC (on the proper left side); inscribed ROMAN BRONZE WORKS N-Y- (on the proper right side)


19 in. (48.3 cm.) high

Conceived in 1903; this example cast before 1917.

William Doyle Galleries, New York
Wolf Family Collection, No. 0935 (acquired from the above on October 5, 1988)

Exh. Cat., Jackson, Mississippi Museum of Art, The American West: Out of Myth, Into Reality, 2000, no. 55, pp. 86-87, illustration of another cast

Adrienne Ruger Conzelman, After the Hunt: The Art Collection of William B. Ruger, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, 2002, pp. 50-51, illustration of another cast

Exh. Cat., Washington, D.C., Smithsonian American Art Museum, Variations on America: Masterworks from American Art Forum Collections, 2007, pp. 76-77, illustration of another cast