The Medicine Man (Dallin)

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The Medicine Man
Philly Med Man.jpg
Artist Cyrus Dallin
Year 1899
Type Bronze
Dimensions 240 cm (96 in)
Location Philadelphia
Coordinates 39°59′31.2″N 75°11′11.44″W / 39.992000°N 75.1865111°W / 39.992000; -75.1865111
Owner City of Philadelphia
Fairmount Park Commission

The Medicine Man is a bronze equestrian statue by Cyrus E. Dallin. It is located in Fairmount Park, Dauphin Street, west of 33rd Street, Philadelphia.[1]

History[edit]

The Medicine Man at the 1900 Exposition Universelle.

It was cast in 1899. It was exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1899, and Exposition Universelle (1900), Paris, where it won a gold medal.[2] It was purchased by the Association for Public Art (formerly the Fairmount Park Art Association) for $6,000. It was dedicated on December 10, 1903. [3]

A reduced edition was produced by the Gorham Foundry;[4] an example is in the Amon Carter Museum.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://dev.fpaa.org/interactive-art-map/the-medicine-man
  2. ^ "Cyrus Dallin - American Sculptor". Bronze-gallery.com. Retrieved 2014-05-17. 
  3. ^ "The Medicine Man, (sculpture)". Save Outdoor Sculpture, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia survey. 1993. Retrieved September 1, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Cyrus Edwin Dallin (1861-1944) | 'Medicine Man' | American Art Auction | 19th Century, Sculptures, Statues & Figures | Christie's". Christies.com. 2010-09-28. Retrieved 2014-05-17. 
  5. ^ "Amon Carter Museum of American Art | An American Collection". Cartermuseum.org. Retrieved 2014-05-17. 

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