This 4" bronze indian boy was sculpted and cast in 1971 by Richard Myer (American, 1931 - ). It is signed at the lower rear. On its pedestal it is 5" high.
About the Artist: Richard Myer is a sculptor who holds a B. A. degree from Brigham Young University in Fine Arts. He was the first bronze sculptor at the University and later became an instructor. He also studied in New York City under the guidance of famed sculptor, John Havenos. He took advanced studies at the Art Students League. He also studied at the Sculptor Center, the American Art School, the Marine Art and Portrait Center and the Salmagundi Club. While in the East he worked as an art director for Jas. H. Matthews Co. In 1970 he moved to California and began his professional sculpting career. Among notable collectors of his bronzes are: former Presidents Reagan and Ford; Gene Autry; Roy Rogers; Wayne Newton. As a member of American Indian and Cowboy Artists, Richard has exhibited in many prestigious art shows and galleries. He has done professional design work for a number of firms including Walt Disney Studios and the Tokyo Stock Exchange and has created many bronze memorials.