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    BOB "DADDY-O" WADE (American, b. 1943)
    Daisy Belle, 1983
    Bronze with patina
    11 x 7 x 12 inches (27.9 x 17.8 x 30.5 cm)
    Ed. A/P
    Signed, numbered, and dated on base: Bob Wade A/P 1983

    Bob "Daddy-O" Wade, Austin native and resident, is a modern Texas art legend. The Chicago Tribune called him a "legendary free spirit" who is "larger than life." Known for sculpture and photo-realistic painting, his large sculptures are seen across Texas from San Antonio to Dallas to Abilene. Daisy Belle is an example of his unique, amusing, and, in the words of the artist, "weird" approach to his art, especially when it comes to his sculpture. The bucking armadillo and rider are an iconoclastic parody of emblematic symbols of Art of the American West, the bronze sculptures by Charles M. Russell and Frederick Remington. Wade has been the recipient of three grants from the National Endowment of the Arts and has had his work exhibited in Biennials in Paris, New Orleans, and The Whitney Museum of Art in New York.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    16th Thursday
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