Artist Search
   
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z 

 David Manuel  (1940 - )

About: David Manuel
 

Summary

Examples of his work

 
 

Quick facts

Exhibits - current  
 

Biography*

Museums  
 

Book references

Magazine references pre-2007  
 

Discussion board

Signature Examples*

 
 
Buy and Sell: David Manuel
  For sale ads

Auction results*

 
 

Wanted ads

Auctions upcoming for him*  
 

Dealers

Auction sales graphs*

 
 

What's my art worth?

Magazine ads pre-1998*  
 

Market Alert - Free

 
Lived/Active: Oregon      Known for: Western frontier genre and history themed sculpture

Login for full access
 
View AskART Services









*may require subscription

Available for David Manuel:

Quick facts (Styles, locations, mediums, teachers, subjects, geography, etc.) (David Manuel)

yes

Biographical information (David Manuel)

yes

Book references (David Manuel)

4

Artwork Wanted (David Manuel)

1

Dealers (David Manuel)

1

Auction records - upcoming / past (David Manuel)

60

Auction high record price (David Manuel)

60

Signature Examples* (David Manuel)

7

Analysis of auction sales (David Manuel)

yes

Discussion board entries (David Manuel)

0

Image examples of works (David Manuel)

56

Please send me Alert Updates for David Manuel (free)
What is an alert list?

Ad Code: 3
David Manuel
from Auction House Records.
The Recall
Artwork images are copyright of the artist or assignee
This biography from the Archives of AskART:
David Manuel, born of Italian descent and raised in Walla Walla, Washington, began his career in art at a very early age. David's aunt sold his sketches to pilots at a nearby bomber training base. The sketches, selling for a dime each, proved David's talents at age 3 1/2 years. Later, a first grade teacher recognized David's talent, encouraging his mother to be supportive. At age nine, David received his first national award, which was judged by Normal Rockwell.

David continued his art abilities throughout his school years and as a young adult. This included having one-man shows inside a Safeway store where he was employed. His first painting sold for $45.00. David now began to take his talent more seriously. David Manuel's career has grown rapidly, with his paintings valued higher and with moving into the three dimensional art world.

Much of David's career management is attributed to having his own museum, The Nez Perce Crossing Museum, where he is able to spend hours in research.

Among commissions completed by David Manuel are three monuments of John Wayne, which gained him the title of "Authorized Sculptor" for Wayne Enterprises. Later in the '80s, David was chosen the Official Sculptor for the "UNITED STATES MARSHALS BICENTENNIAL." This monument previously on display in the founder's wing at the Cowboy Hall of Fame, is now placed at the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. A smaller replica of this bronze has found its home at the White House in Washington D.C.

In 1992, David and his wife Lee were honored with a request from the office of the Oregon Trail Coordinating Council, Oregon Trail Celebration '93. Among many honors this included a monument designed by the artist. This assignment also held the title of "The Official Sculptor for the Oregon Trail." The political uprising from this statue gained national recognition and respect for the artist who was proud to portray historical accuracy in place of political correctness; David's faith proved to be beneficial and met approval by many.

In the year 2002, David sculpted what may be recognized as what he describes as what he describes as "the most complete depiction of Lewis and Clark".

Source:
Website of the artist

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at registrar@AskART.com.
  go to top home | site map | site terms | AskART services & subscriptions | contact | about us
  copyright © 2000-2014 AskART all rights reserved ® AskART and Artists' Bluebook are registered trademarks

  A |  B |  C |  D-E |  F-G |  H |  I-K |  L |  M |  N-P |  Q-R |  S |  T-V |  W-Z  
  frequently searched artists 1, 2, more...  
  art appraisals, art for sale, auction records, misc artists