Indian Chief

Indian Chief

c. 1860
Artist
John Quincy Adams Ward, American, 1830-1910
Country
United States
figure
bronze
Gift from Estelle Rae Wolf and the Harry I. and Edythe Smookler Memorial Endowment Fund in Honor of Lewis I. Sharp
2001.634

John Quincy Adams Ward, Indian Chief, about 1860. Bronze; 19 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.
Denver Art Museum: Funds from Estelle Rae Wolf and the Harry I. and Edyth Smookler Memorial Endowment Fund in honor of Lewis I. Sharp, 2001.634

Dimensions
height: 21 in, 53.34 cm; width: 6.5 in, 16.51 cm; length: 8 1/4 in, 20.955 cm
Inscription
Signed: "WARD." (front of base)
Department
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
Collection
Petrie Institute of Western American Art
Exhibition History
  • "The Mythology of the American West"—Musee des beaux-arts, Rouen, 09/28/2007 - 01/07/2008
  • Musee des beaux-arts, Rennes, 02/16/2008 - 05/13/2008
  • Centre de la Vieille-Charite, Marseille, 06/06/2008 - 08/03/2008
  • "The American West in Bronze, 1850-1925"—The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 12/17/2013 - 04/13/2014
  • "BackStory: Western American Art in Context"—History Colorado, 3/18/2017 - 2/11/2018