Peaceful Serenity

Allan C. Houser, Chiricahua Apache / American, 1914 - 1994, Chiricahua Apache, Apache, Southwest


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Bronze plated steel


Overall: 74 × 36 × 17 in. (188 × 91.4 × 43.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through a gift from Mary Alice Kean Raynolds and David R. W. Raynolds, Class of 1949

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North America, United States


20th century

Object Name



Native American


Native American: Southwest

On view

Exhibition History

Public Art, near Sherman House, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2007.

Museum of New Mexico, Museum of Fine Arts, displayed in the St. Francis Auditorium, Santa Fe, New Mexico, June 30-August 31, 2006.

Publication History

Public Art at Dartmouth, A Walking Tour of the Public Sculpture Collection on Campus (brochure), Trustees of Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 2014, p. 1.

Michael R. Taylor and Gerald Auten, In Residence: Contemporary Artists at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2013, ill. p. 9, fig. 15

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Hightlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, frontispiece and ill. p. 21.

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, p.120, no.95.

Published References

W. Jackson Rushing III, Allan Houser, An American Master (Chiricahua Apache, 1914-1994), New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2004, p. 151, 174; 175.


The artist; Allan Houser, Inc., Santa Fe, New Mexico; sold to present collection, 2007.

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