Public Art

Indian Girl

By Sheila Bulingame
Category: Sculpture

About

This statue was donated by the Lamy family and probably dates from the 1930s. George McCue, art consultant for the Missouri Botanical Gardens, commented: “I recommend it highly for its directness of concept, economical execution, and its charm. The figure is from the period in which sculptors were working toward simplification of forms, and moving away from “literary” themes. Treatments of the American Indian in particular had a tendency to be romantic and pictorial and Burlingame may have chosen to challenge the tradition. If so, her challenge is effective.”

For more information visit the Missouri Botanical Gardens website.

Dimensions: 54″ x 9.25″
Year Completed: 1992
Material: Bronze
Owner: Missouri Botanical Garden


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