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Weight 9 lbs., 8.75 ozs. Inscribed on side: "Copyright 1908 by/Frederic Remington"
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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Weight 46 1/2 lbs.
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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One of Remington's earliest sculptures, the first version of The Scalp was sand cast by the Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company and Foundry. Later, when he discovered the lost wax method, Remington re-modeled the statue and had it cast by the Roman Bronze Works; that second version can be seen in the Norton's Remington Gallery. This earlier model was one of Remington's least popular pieces, probably because it is more stylized, particularly the horse, and less naturalistic than his later works; critic Charles Coffin even referred to it as created "by methods reposeful and dignified," a far cry from Remington's usual action-filled...
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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Weight 7 1/4 lbs.
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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Subject is Frederic Remington's father.
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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Wash drawing.
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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Aside from his trips to Mexico and Canada, Remington was much less interested than other American artists of his time in traveling abroad. He was, however, continually interested in horses and horsemen. In 1892, writer Poultney Bigelow convinced Remington to join him on a trip to Russia and North Africa commissioned by Harper's Monthly by promising him that he would see some of the finest horses and horsemanship in the world. Dazzled by Arabian horses and the Spahi, light cavalry regiments of the French armies of Algeria, Tunisia, and Morocco, Remington made a number of sketches and watercolor paintings of them. However, this particular watercolor did not go...
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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Weight 264 lbs.
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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Demonstrating Remington's mastery of the watercolor medium, this painting was created by use in the December 1894 calendar of the Winchester Repeating Arms Company. Remington created a series of popular prints for the company showing the gun used in various scenarios for a number of years. The Winchester 1873 repeating rifle model was popularly dubbed "the gun that won the West" - more than 750,000 of them were sold. Americans later associated the gun with the West because of its popularity in western-themed movies. John Wayne wielded a Winchester as Rooster Cogburn, it was the firearm chosen by Chuck Connors...
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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