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JACK WEAVER SCULPTOR BUST OF CHARLES RUSSELL!!! - $2,700 (BOZEMAN)

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condition: excellent
make / manufacturer: JACK WEAVER
model name / number: CHARLES M. RUSSELL
size / dimensions: BUST
JACK WEAVER SCULPTOR BUST OF CHARLES RUSSELL!!!

AN EXTREMELY RARE FIND!!!

BASE INSCRIPTION SAYS:

"CM RUSSELL"

BACK OF BUST INSCRIPTION SAYS:

"MONTANA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1956"
AND HAS THE ARTISTS LOGO OR SIGNATURE ABOVE.

John (Jack) B. Weaver who in 1956 was the curator at the Montana Historical Society.

Weaver was selected to produce a heroic-size full-figure bronze of Russell for Statuary Hall in the Nation's Capital.
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This bust is a scaled-down version of the statue.

The busts is cast in "Vatican Stone" The bust was originally sold in 1956 by the Montana Historical Society to help defray the expenses of the heroic bronze in The National Statuary Hall in Washington D.C.

Highlights

ARTIST
John B. Weaver

MATERIALS
Vatican Stone

YEAR
1956


BIOGRAPHY....

John Barney Weaver (March 28, 1920 – April 10, 2012) was a sculptor from Anaconda, Montana.
He was known for creating a statue of Charles Marion Russell at the National Statuary Hall Collection, and three busts of

Chester W. Nimitz for the United States Navy.

Statue located in Edmonton, of Wayne Gretzky hoisting the Stanley Cup.

Charles Marion Russell, National Statuary Hall Collection

The Bullwacker in Helena, Montana

Piper Richardson statue in Chilliwack, BC.

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