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American Horse
McGary, Dave | Sculpture | l...
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8.94 | 1992 | overall height: 40 in, H: 32 in, width: 19.25 in, depth: 20 in | American Horse | Gift of Paul and Joan Gehlhausen and Family: Dana, Chandler and Alicia | An emphasis on realism in contemporary western art has encouraged the development of painted bronzes. McGary heightens the illusion of reality by painting intricate details to simulate the textures of diverse materials, such as fabric, feathers, beadwork, leather. In this work he depicted American Horse, (1840-1908), a leader of the Oglala Sioux. | to the left of figure's foot: Dave McGary (thumbprint)/ 1992 28/30 [plaque infront of base, in script:] "American Horse"/ (printed) DAVE McGARY | base located in VB.C39.S5 | 8.94.JPG | 8.94.jpg | 8.94.web.jpg | American Horse | Sculpture | lost wax | painted bronze | McGary, Dave