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INDIAN HUNTER

 

Artwork

Title Artist Date

Indian Hunter

John Quincy Adams Ward (Sculptor), Roman Bronze Works (Founder)

 

Finished 1866, Dedicated 5/26/1926

 

Medium

Medium Category

Bronze Statue on Pink Granite Base with Bronze Plaque
 

Statue

Measurements

Unit Measure Object Height Object Width Object Depth Object Diameter
Feet 4 3 5 N/A
 
Unit Measure Base Height Base Width Base Depth Base Diameter
Feet 4 3 5 N/A

Description

Description
A male figure bent over with his proper right leg forward holds a dog by its collar in his proper right hand.  He carries a bow and single arrow in his proper left hand. The plaque on the base reads: "The Indian Hunter by John Q. A. Ward presented to the City of Buffalo by Ella Spencer Darr in memory of her husband Marcus M. Darr."




 

Biographical Info.

Bio.
A bronze replacement piece for the rear section of the arrow was cast by Modern Art Foundry of New York. Additional replacement pieces for the bow and arrow were cast by PCM Foundry of St. Louis, MO. A replica of this statue is located in Cooperstown, NY. Models by the artist can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Modern Art.


 

Location History

Location Purpose Date Verified Current Record
Delaware Park, near 1st tee of golf course off of Parkside Ave. Display December 2003 Yes

Conservation Treatment History

Treatment Performed by Date Completed Previous Object Condition New Object Condition Previous Base Condition New Base Condition Current Record
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 2002 Good Very God Good Good Yes
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 2000 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 1998 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 1997 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. August 1996 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. September 1995 Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. July
1994
Good Very Good Good Good No
Russell-Marti Conservation Services Inc. October 1989 Poor Excellent Good Good No

Condition Survey History

Surveyed By Purpose Date Completed Object Condition Base Condition Current Record
N/A N/A

 
N/A N/A N/A N/A