The Indian Hunter

Is owned by NYHS: 
Yes
The Indian Hunter
The Indian Hunter
Title
The Indian Hunter
Date 
1860
Medium 
Brown patinated bronze
Dimensions 
Overall: 16 x 14 x 10 in. ( 40.6 x 35.6 x 25.4 cm )
Description 
Genre figure: Native American holding bow and arrow with dog.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. George A. Zabriskie
Object Number 
1939.390
Bibliography 
"Art. Artists' Reception,'" The Round Table: A Saturday Review of Politics, Finance, Literature, Society and Art, March 5, 1864, p. 184. "Fine Arts. Mr. Ward's Indian Hunter," The Nation, October 19, 1865, pp. 506-7. "Art. Mr. Ward's 'Indian Hunter,'" The Round Table: A Saturday Review of Politics, Finance, Literature, Society and Art, October 28, 1865, p. 124. "The New Statue. J. Quincy Ward's 'Indian Hunter,'" The New York Evening Post, November 3, 1865, p. 1. "Ward's Statue," Harper's Weekly, Vol. IX, No. 469, December 23, 1865, p. 812. Tuckerman, Henry T., Book of the Artists. American Artist Life, comprising biographical and critical sketches of American artists: preceded by an historical account of the rise and progress of art in America, New York: G.P. Putnam & Son, 1867, pp. 580-2. "Presentation of Ward's 'Indian Hunter' to the Central Park," New York Times, February 5, 1869, p. 2. Walton, William, "The Work of John Quincy Adams Ward, 1830-1910, The International Studio, Vol. XL, No. 160, June 1910, pp. LXXXI-LXXXVIII. New-York Historical Society Quarterly Bulletin, 23, July 1939, p. 137. Sharp, Lewis I., John Quincy Adams Ward Dean of American Sculpture: with A catalogue Raisonne, Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1985, pp. 36-57, 83, 91-100, 146-50, 165-6. Shapiro, Michael Edward, Bronze Casting and American Sculpture 1850-1900, Newark: University of Delaware Press, 1985, pp. 61-76, 167-76, 184-86, 198. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, American Figurative Sculpture in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston: Northeastern University Press, 1986, pp. 168-72. Tolles, Thayer, American Sculpture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Volume I. A Catalogue of Works by Artists Born before 1865, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pp. 137-9. Hassrick, Peter H., The American West: Out of Myth, into Reality, Washington, D.C.; trust for Museum Exhibitions, 2000, Fig. 56.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group