Tag: iroquois

The Chiefe Wereowance of the Susquehannock

The Chiefe Wereowance of the Susquehannock Sculpture

2019 | Bronze edition: 35 | Height: 31″

“…such great and well proportioned men are seldom seene, for they seemed like giants to the English…”

Within about a year of the founding of the English colony at Jamestown in Virginia, Captain John Smith sailed north exploring the Chesapeake. He had primarily two goals …

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Nightwatch

“Les Gardiens de Neige”

2020 | Bronze edition: 25 | Width: 18′ | Depth: 27″ | Height: 16″

On the bitterly cold night of February 8, 1690 the 400 Dutch inhabitants of Schenectady in the province of New-York, (formerly Nieuw Nederlandts), oblivious of danger, lay asleep in their beds. The men who were entrusted …

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“For all that’s at Stake”

2017 | Bronze edition: 35 | Height: 24″

“The tall, erect posture and the elastic tread of the Indian…is attributable to physical training. The consequence is… the Indian indulges in those sports which expand the chest and throw back the shoulders and impart agility and grace to the movement of the limbs. …

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Kryn, a Study for Nightwatch

2020 | Bronze edition: 50 | Height: 11″

Particularly notable among those Mohawks who decided to migrate from their traditional homeland in the Mohawk valley to the Jesuit missionary settlements near Montreal in the 1660’s-1670’s, was a chief known to the French as Joseph Togouiroui and as the Great Mohawk. To the Dutch at …

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A Study of King of the Maqua (Mohawks)

A Study of King of the Marquas Sculpture

A Study of King of the Maqua

Bronze edition: 60 | Height: 22″

…Queen Anne who presented to the four Mohawk Kings expensive red blankets trimmed in gold…

Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow was the name of this Mohawk king. Born about 1670, “Brant”, as this man was known to the English, …

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Wonders of the Invisible World

Invisible World Sculpture

Bronze edition: 15 | Height: 22″ | Length: 38″

“But such is the decent of the Devil as this day upon ourselves that I may truely tell you, the walls of the whole world are broked down! … The very devils are broke in upon us, to seduce the souls, torment the bodies … and …

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The Winning Goal

The Winning Goal Sculpture

Bronze edition: 8 | Height: 20″

Among the Iroquois of N.Y. State, lacrosse was a rough and tumble sport which served a multi-faceted purpose in their society: it was in time of peace an outlet for young men to channel competitive and aggressive behavior and an important avenue for them to demonstrate courage, stamina …

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Warhawk

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 33″

“None of the most famous heroes of rome have discovered a greater love of their country or a greater contempt of death than these people.”

The 5 nations of the Iroquois league (Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga and Seneca) were governed at the highest level by the grand council …

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Susquehannock

Sesquhannock Sculpture

Large | Bronze edition: 5 | Height: 48″
Study | Bronze edition: 60 | Height: 21″

“He seemed the goodliest man we ever beheld!”

“…60 of those Susquehannock came to us . . . such great and well-proportioned men are seldome seene, for they seemed like giants to the English . . . …

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The Seneca-Mohawk Lacrosse Game of 1797

The Seneca-Mohawk Lacrosse Game of 1797 Sculpture

Bronze edition: 35 | Height: 17″

“The tall erect posture and the elastic tread of the Indian… is attributable to… physical training. The consequence is,….the Indian indulges in those sports which expand the chest and throw back the shoulders and impart agility and grace to the movements of the limbs. In addition to …

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Sconondoa (Shenandoah)

Bronze edition: 20 | Height 30″

“Sconondoa, an incredibly old and frail chief of the Oneidas, rose to speak at a treaty negotiation between the British and the Iroquois at Albany, N.Y. The date was July 17, 1752. No one knew how old he was but no white man present knew him except …

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The Romans of the West

The Roams of the West Sculpture

Large | Bronze edition: 25 | Height: 25″
Study I | Bronze edition: 60 | Height: 18″
Study II | Bronze edition: 60 | Height: 17″

An Iroquois war party invading the Huron c.1649

“None of the most famous heroes of Rome have discovered a greater love of their country or a greater …

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Ononkwaya

Ononkwaya (An Oneida Chief)

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 24″

“I had always supposed, heretofore, that the paintings and the busts I had seen of the Roman Emperors, represented the ideal of artists rather than men who had actually ever existed… until I came to this country (the land of the Hurons/Iroquois). For among …

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Ongue-Onwhe

(Men Surpassing All Other Men)

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 16″

“Among all the nations and tribes in this vast extent of country, those called the Five Nations (Iroquois) stand distinguished and deserving of the first notice. They are dreaded and revered by all others for their superior understanding, activity and valor in war, …

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He Who Is Without Equal

Study of He Who is Without Equal Sculpture

“Non-Pareil”

Monument | Bronze edition: 7 | Height: 12 feet
Study | Bronze edition: 50 | Height: 28″

Above is the study and the monumental 12 foot tall sculpture that stands outside the Jud Hartmann Gallery in Blue Hill, Maine.

His endurance, strength, speed and grace were legendary. He could run down and slay …

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Guyasuta

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 28″

Seneca Warrior  (c. 1708 ? – 1798)

Guyasuta was conspicuous at the defeats of General Braddock (1755) and of Major Grant at Fort Duquense (1758), the battles of Bushy Run and Devil’s hole in 1763, and the destruction of Hannahstown, Pennsylkvania during the Revolutionary War in 1782. Early chronicles …

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Guhchigwaha

Guhchigwaha

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 15″

Among the Iroquois of N,Y. State, lacrosse was a rough and tumble sport which served a multi- faceted purpose in their society: it was in time of peace an outlet for young me to channel competitive and aggressive behavior and an important avenue for them to demonstrate courage, stamina …

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Grangula

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 24″

“He was an astute old savage, well trained in the arts of Iroquois rhetoric and gifted with the power of strong and caustic sarcasm…He shared with most of his countrymen the conviction that in all the earth there was nothing so great as the league of the Iroquois.”

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Garakontie

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 32″

Garakontie was seen by his contemporaries as “the most noted man among all the Iroquois.” He may claim from us recognition as the greatest American diplomat of the 17th century.

He was, for a quarter century, “first among equals” among the “50 Confederate Lords” who ruled over the league …

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The Envoy of Peace

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 23″

“On the 5th of July, 1645, the Iroquois reappeared at Trois Riviere (Quebec) bringing with them two men of renown, ambassadors of the Mohawk nation. The chief of the Iroquois was Kiotsaeton of impressive size and symmetry. Standing erect in the prow of the French sailboat that had …

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