Peaceful Serenity

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


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Bronze plated steel


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

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

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Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American


Native American: Southwest

On view

Course History

SART 16, Sculpture I, Matt Seigle, Spring 2022

SART 16.01, Sculpture I, William Ransom, Fall 2022

Exhibition History

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

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

Publication History

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.

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.

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

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.

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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