Sculptor - J. C. Dye

Title - Indian on Horseback

Lost Wax Cast Bronze 
cast 6 of 15 
 Circa 1970

6 1/4" height by 6 1/2" length  
(16 cm by 16.5 cm)
Price $450.00

J.C. Dye is a contemporary Western sculptor born in 1948, he lives in Montana and is a self taught artist influenced by his ranching life and the animals around him. He is best known for his monumental sculptures but he has also won several awards for his smaller bronzes. Dye's sculptures are well modeled and detailed, and his subjects are primarily Western themes, Native Americans, and animals both wild and tame.

J.C. Dye portrays an Indian brave on his horse in this small bronze. The Indian is reining in his horse while he looks around, he is holding a bow and looking for game tracks to hunt. The bronze is signed and numbered 6 of 15, it is dated 1970, it measures 6 1/4" tall by 6 1/2" long, and it is mounted on the original 1" thick walnut wood base. A good early example of the artist's work and a low numbered edition.  

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