Appeal to the Great Spirit
Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Overall: 54.6 x 36.8 x 54.6 cm (21 1/2 x 14 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Nancy and Edward Roberts Lobby (230.2)
Figural sculpture of a Native American with arms extended, seated bareback on a horse; the figure wears moccasons, a necklace with bear claws, a loincloth, and a long, feathered headdress which extends over the proper left side of the horse. Smaller size cast of the large outdoor version in front of the Museum.
Inscribed on proper left near horse's hoof: "C.E. Dallin 1913."
Stamped on proper right on side of base: "GORHAM CO. FOUNDERS / OPN"
Peter Chardon Brooks (b. 1831 - d. 1920), Boston; by descent from Peter C. Brooks, within the family, to a private collector; 1999, gift of this private collector to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 15, 1999)
Gift in memory of Peter C. Brooks