- Town:PA Philadelphia
Year of creation:1899
- Rider(s):Medicine man
- Sculptor(s):Dallin, Cyrus Edwin
(1861–1944) Dallin was best known for his outstanding four-piece equestrian sculpture series called The Epic of the Indian, consisting of A Signal of Peace, in Chicago, The Protest, Appeal to the Great Spirit and this statue. The full-size plaster version of The Protest was exhibited at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, where it won a gold medal. The mounted brave defiantly shaking his fist at an enemy was never cast as a full-size bronze, and survives only in statuette form.
This statue as exhibited at the 1899 Paris Salon, and the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris, where it won a gold medal.