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Susan Kliewer (Arizona, b. 1940) cold painted bronze sculpture titled "Way of the People" depicting a mature Native American figure holding baby cradle riding a donkey with child. Signed, dated, and numbered verso "Susan Kliewer / (copyright) / 2002 / 36/45". Raised upon a natural walnut wooden swivel stand with gilt metal placard affixed indicating the title and artist. Includes certificate of authenticity from the studio of Susan L. Kliewer. Overall with stand: 23" H x 15" W x 7 1/2" D. Weight: 40 lbs. Note: The original Mountain Trails Galleries receipt, COA, and additional documentation is available to the winning bidder. Artist biography: Born and raised in southern California, Susan Kliewer prepared sculptures for bronze casting at a foundry for many Arizona sculptors such as John Hampton, Joe Beeler, and Buck McCain. In 1988, she began creating her own sculptures and won the People's Choice Award in 1991 at the National Sculpture Walk in Sedona, Arizona. Her work depicts the Navajo people whom she has lived beside and been inspired by for the past forty years.
PROVENANCE: Estate of Robert Christie, Knoxville, Tennessee.
CONDITION: Overall excellent condition.