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Veryl Goodnight (Colorado/New Mexico, b. 1947) cold painted bronze sculpture, titled "Prairie Picnic", depicting a barefoot young woman in a short-sleeved dress and pinafore seated on a tree stump, extending her hand towards two large raccoons. Signed, dated, and numbered "Veryl Goodnight 1990 (copyright) 18/35" back lower left on the base. Mounted to a wooden base. Sculpture: 13 3/4" H x 25 3/4" W x 16 1/4" D. Overall: 15 3/8" H x 27 1/4" W x 17 /4" D. Biography: Veryl Goodnight began her career as a wildlife painter and began sculpting to educate herself about anatomy. Her work has been featured in major American art shows and exhibits including a 40 year retrospective at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Her most famous sculpture is "The Day the Wall Came Down," a seven-ton sculpture depicting five horses jumping over the fallen Berlin Wall, the US Air Force delivered the monument to Germany in 1998, and a sister casting is installed at the George W. Bush Presidential Library in Texas. Professional organizations include Membership in the National Sculpture Society, Society of Animal Artists, and the Northwest Rendezvous. (Source: artist's website).
CONDITION: Overall very good condition.