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Secrets of the Night / Charles Marion Russell

Curatorial Remarks

The spear was cast separately and added to the sculpture. The bottom of the bronze is closed off with sheet metal. It was purchased by Philip G. Cole in March 1927.

Information given by Ann Boulton Young, Associate Conservator for the Gilcrease Museum, 2018

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Title(s): 
Secrets of the Night
Creator(s): 
Charles Marion Russell;
Roman Bronze Works;
Dr. Philip G. Cole Collection
Culture: 
American
Date: 
modeled 1926; lost-wax cast circa 1926
Materials/Techniques: 
lost-wax cast in bronze
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Thomas Gilcrease Foundation, 1955
Accession No: 
0837.18
Previous Number(s): 
25690
Department: 
Signed with colophon, "C.M. Russell" [Trademark buffalo skull]; Marked, "Roman Bronze Works N-Y-".
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