(1861 - 1944)
Cyrus Edwin Dallin was active/lived in Massachusetts, Utah / France. Cyrus Dallin is known for Native American figure sculpture, portrait busts, statues.
A sculptor of Indian figures and portraits, Cyrus Dallin created work
that showed Indians as having noble bearing, simplicity, dignity, and
elaborate costumes. This was a departure from earlier depictions
of them "as a pitiful but appealing remnant of a once-proud and noble
race." (Baigell 85) He was a careful student of anatomy, costume,
and psysiognomay, and his highly realistic figures made them seem
natural, interesting and worth knowing as human beings.
his major pieces is the statue of Paul Revere at Boston's Old North
Church, for which he won an equestrian art contest. Another
famous work is Appeal to the Great Spirit, at the Boston Museum of the Fine Arts. Other important works a ... Displaying 750 of 4565 characters.