Lot 669

E.E. Heikka Sculptor Of The American West"

Estimate: $150 - $300

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For your consideration is a signed book, "E.E. Heikka Sculptor of the American West" by Vivian A. Paladin, published 1990 by the Montana Art Investment Holding Company, Great Falls, Montana, in association with C. M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, Montana. The life of Earl E. Heikka and his art: cowboys in action, pack trains, scenes from Butte's deep mines, vigilantes, country doctors, riders for the Pony Express.....all subjects of Heikka's magnificent bronzes featuring life in early Montana. 125 pages with text illustrations and 53 colour and B/W plates of the artist's works including: Bear Tracks, Cree Indian Warrior, The Drifter, Morning Frolic, Old-Time Prospector, Trophy Hunter, etc. A biographical monograph on the work of Earle Erik Heikka (1910-1941), the American sculptor who designed figurines and statues of the Old West, miners, and horses. Despite committing suicide at age 31, "he created over two hundred pieces of art that today stand as some of the best sculpture of life and work in the American West." Excellent condition for both the book and the dust jacket, no damages noted to either, measurement 12.5"H x 9.25"W x .5"D