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Weight 11 lbs. Cast 1/10
Created by: Russell, Charles M.
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10 inches high
Created by: Atkins, Lloyd
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As its somewhat stilted quality indicates, this was Remington's first oil painting. According to his cousin Henry M. Sackrider, it was painted in the summer of 1885 in Canton, New York, not long after Remington had returned from his first attempt at a life in the West. He had purchased a sheep ranch in Kansas, but, more interested in being a man of property than actually working with the sheep, he soon lost it and his investment. While his imaginative life took place in the West, the man himself was far more comfortable in New York. The one love in which he was consistent was his love...
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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Unlike most other cowboy artists, Russell frequently depicted events, like the one shown here, from a Native American viewpoint. In the 15 or more works he painted which dealt with Indians encountering wagon trains, he demonstrated their evolving attitude to the incursion of white settlers into their territories. In paintings involving early encounters, the scouting parties were equipped only with bows and arrows and are more curious than alarmed. By the time depicted in this particular piece, the Indians have acquired rifles from white traders and are clearly more hostile. Too few to attack, they may be planning to create...
Created by: Russell, Charles M.
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While he collaborated with authors like Owen Wister and Poultney Bigelow, Remington also wrote his own stories and articles. This painting was used to illustrate his short story, "How the Law Got Into the Chaparral" in the December, 1896 Harper''s Monthly. It was written as a tale told to Remington by an old Texas Ranger, Colonel "Rip" Ford. This gouache piece in grisaille concerns an attack Ford led on an Indian village in 1858. As Remington reported Ford''s version: "Pretty soon I got ready and gave the word. We charged. At the river we struck some boggy ground and floundered...
Created by: Remington, Frederic
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Weight 4 lbs, 4 ozs. Cast 1/11
Created by: Russell, Charles M.
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Also known as Bucker and Buckeroo. Weight 16 1/4 lbs.
Created by: Russell, Charles M.
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Revolver. Blue; 36-1/4 oz.
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Manufactured by: Webley & Scott, Ltd.
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Automatic revolver. 44 oz. 6-shot cyl. Engraved, nickel plated, smooth ivory grips, all factory original,
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Manufactured by: Webley & Scott, Ltd.
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Automatic revolver. Blue; wood grips. 43-1/2 oz.
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Manufactured by: Webley & Scott, Ltd.
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