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Catalog Number 1984.131.07
Title MEDICINE MAN
Object Name Sculpture
Artist Russell, Charles M. (1864-1926)
Dimensions H-6.875 W-5.75 D-5.5 inches
Medium Bronze
Model Date The original sculpture was modeled by Charles M. Russell in 1920.
Foundry This bronze was cast by Roman Bronze Works around 1954.
Date 1947 (cast)-1954 (cast)
Notes 'The Medicine Man' sits cross-legged and wears a topknot with an eagle wing-bone whistle through the knot and a weasel skin tied on top. He is holding a painted buffalo-skull drum in one hand and a drumming stick in the other. Across his lap are an otter skin, a wolf skull, and a bear claw.
Search Terms American Indian
Native American
Sculpture
Art