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Inscription

on right top of base: A PRIMISTER PROCTOR SCULPTOR; on left top of base: [copyright symbol] 1917

Provenance

The artist; purchased May 1918 by the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; acquired 2014 by the National Gallery of Art.

Exhibition History
1918
Special Exhibition of Works by A. Phimister Proctor, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 5-31 March 1918, no. 13.
1968
They Say the West, Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, Florida, 29 September - 10 November 1968.
1980
Symbols and Scenes: Art By and About American Indians, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1 March - 16 April 1980, unnumbered checklist, as Indian and Buffalo Group.
1981
Of Time and Place: American Figurative Art from the Corcoran Gallery, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington; Cincinnati Art Museum; San Diego Museum of Art; University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington; Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga; Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa; Portland Art Museum, Oregon; Des Moines Art Center; Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL, 1981-1983, no. 36.
2008
The American Evolution: A History through Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 1 March - 27 July 2008, unpublished checklist.
2009
American Bronzes from the Collection, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, 29 April 2009 - 2013, no catalogue.
Bibliography
1971
Proctor, Alexander Phimster. Sculptor in Buckskin. Oklahoma, 1971: 168.