Dan Ostermiller (American b. 1956- ). "Study for a Friend Indeed"-1985. Bronze animal sculpture depicting to bunny rabbits nestling by each other with ears pulled back. Rabbit sculptural group raised on a rectangular wood base. Dated, signed and numbered on lower left of animal sculpture by the Wyoming artist " '85 Dan Ostermiller 21/30". Accompanied with copies of inovice receipt from Nedra Matteucci Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico in September of 1995. Also, accompanied with certificate of authentication for the work signed by Nedra Mattucci and with notary signature, as well as, personal letter of correspondence to Mr. Patton on January 9, 1996 from Alexis Buchanan, Director of Nedra Matteucci Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Overall height 11.75 inches, width 16 inches, depth 9 inches. Bronze height 9.5 inches, width 14.5 inches, depth 7.5 inches. Provenance: Purchased by Mr. Thomas and Mrs. Marie Patton from Nedra Matteucci Galleries, Santa Fe, New Mexico in September of 1995.